Woman taken to hospital as crash closes part of M5

Two lanes of the M5 were closed off today after a crash led to a large diesel spillage.

The scene of the M5 crash. Photo: Huw Jones @wmashuwjones
The scene of the M5 crash. Photo: Huw Jones @wmashuwjones

Drivers were were caught up in long delays after emergency services closed lanes one and two of the southbound carriageway between junctions one and two this morning.

No  serious injuries were reported, although a woman driving a car involved was taken to hospital as a precaution.

Both carriageways were reopened by 11.30am.

The scene of the M5 crash. Photo: Huw Jones @wmashuwjones
The scene of the M5 crash. Photo: Huw Jones @wmashuwjones