M5 car fire causing slow traffic

PUBLISHED: 12:44 21 August 2018 | UPDATED: 16:53 21 August 2018

There are delays of around 45 minutes. Picture: Ben Egryn Nicholas

There are delays of around 45 minutes. Picture: Ben Egryn Nicholas

Ben Egryn Nicholas

A car fire is causing delays on the M5 this afternoon (Tuesday).

There is one lane closed on the southbound carriageway between junction 20 (Clevedon) and junction 21 (Weston-super-Mare).

The fire in the vehicle, which was parked on the hard shoulder, has been extinguished but there are delays of around 45 minutes.

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