M5 partially shut after car crash

THE M5 was partially closed by police after a car left the road this morning (Tues).

A Ford Fiesta ended up in a ditch at around 8am after crashing as it travelled southbound between junction 19 (Portishead) and junction 20 (Clevedon).

A spokesman for Avon and Somerset Constabulary said there were two people involved who suffered minor injuries.

One lane was closed but it was reopened at around 9.15am.

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