Crash closes M5


- Credit: Archant

FIREFIGHTERS had to free three people from a car following a crash on the M5 yesterday evening (Thurs).

The incident, which involved two vehicles, happened at about 6.15pm between junction 19 for Portishead and 20 for Clevedon on the southbound carriageway.

It resulted in all three lanes of traffic being closed for almost two hours, with drivers only able to use the hard shoulder.

Fire crews from Avonmouth and Pill attended the scene and used hydraulic cutting equipment to release three people from one of the cars.

It is understood no one suffered serious injuries in the crash.

You may also want to watch:

Firefighters left the scene at just before 8pm.

Most Read

Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter
Comments powered by Disqus