Multi-vehicle crash on M5, motorway closed
The M5 motorway is closed as a result of a multi-vehicle crash. The accident took place between Junctions 19 (Portishead) and 20 (Clevedon).
Two lorries have been involved in the crash. All emergency services are on scene and are still engaged in the clean-up and recovery operations.
There is also a large chemical spillage on the road.
It was confirmed that one person sustained minor injuries and was taken to the hospital.
UPDATE : All lanes of the M5 between J19-20 southbound are now open and the chemical spillage was removed.