TRAFFIC has been stopped on the M5 as emergency services deal with a crash. 

Highways England has confirmed police are on the scene, between junctions 26 (Wellington) and 25 (Taunton), heading north, after a collision involving a car towing a caravan. 

The authority has confirmed the North ound carriageway is closed and vehicles are unable to access Taunton Deane Services. 

A Highways England spokesperson said: "Motorists approaching the road closure can exit at junction 26 and join the A38 towards Taunton and rejoin the M5 at junction 25."

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