THE M5 in Somerset is running more smoothly now, with traffic reports saying the long delays caused by an earlier accident have now been cleared.

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DRIVERS on Somerset's main motorway have been facing long delays after a crash.

Emergency services were called to the scene on M5 at junction 24 for Bridgwater.

The incident affected traffic travelling southbound.

Ambulances were seen racing the the site of the accident.


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One lane was closed, but has since been reopened and traffic is now moving freely M5 Southbound.

However there has also been a crash on the M5 northbound, between Weston-Super-Mare and Clevedon, which is causing delays of up to 40 minutes for drivers heading towards Bristol.

Two lanes are closed after two vehicles were involved in the crash.

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