TRAFFIC is queuing on the M5 northbound as the Bank Holiday rush begins.

There are delays on the M5 northbound stretching from J26 (Wellington) to J23 (Bridgwater North) and images show motorists sitting in bumper-to-bumper traffic along the motorway.

Yeovil Express:

There were also hour-long traffic queues on the M5 southbound earlier this morning after a car overturned near Burnham-on-Sea.

Highways England said normal traffic conditions are expected between 1.15pm and 1.30pm and there are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.