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M5 crash: Up to 30 injured in 26-vehicle accident

The M5 motorway in Somerset has been closed between junctions 23 and 26 following an accident involving 26 vehicles, including two lorries.

The fire service say up to 30 people have been hurt, some with life-changing injuries, and they believe some people may have died.

Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue's Paul Slaven said there were 15 fire engines at the scene dealing with fires and helping cut people out of vehicles.

  • 05 Nov 2011
  • From the section UK