Lorry fire leads to heavy congestion on M5 in Somerset
Motorists faced delays on the M5 in Somerset after a lorry broke down and caught fire.
The incident happened on Thursday morning on the southbound carriageway near junction 26 at Wellington.
Police operated a rolling road block to slow down traffic before closing part of the southbound carriageway briefly.
Vehicles were being taken off at the exit slip-road at junction 26 and back on at the entry slip-road. The motorway has since reopened.