MOTORISTS are being warned of possible delays on the M5 motorway between Taunton and North Petherton.

One lane has been closed and there is slow traffic due to an accident in the roadworks area.

A temporary maximum speed limit of 40mph has been introduced.

Police are on the scene and say the incident is due to a road traffic collision involving an HGV lorry.

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And Highways England South West says traffic officers are on the scene "waiting recovery".