M5 traffic latest: Overturned truck sparks closure – motorists face delays

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M5 traffic latest: Overturned truck sparks closure – motorists face delays

The vehicle overturned on the southbound carriage of the motorway, near Junction 8 for the M50 just before 9am on Thursday.One lane of the motorway

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The vehicle overturned on the southbound carriage of the motorway, near Junction 8 for the M50 just before 9am on Thursday.

One lane of the motorway has been closed.

Highways England had said the lane was likely to reopen between 10.15am and 10.30am.

However, the latest live information suggests that the lane remains closed.

Highways England currently list the incident as ‘active’, adding: “The event is expected to clear between 11:45 and 12:00 on 25 November 2021.”

At this time, they said “normal traffic conditions” are expected to resume.

The incident was initially reported as an accident, but was later confirmed as an overturned vehicle, according to traffic monitoring service Inrix.

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