The M5 was stationary with site visitors being held each methods after a reported multi-vehicle crash close to the Gloucestershire border earlier right now. The collision was on the northbound carriageway close to Evesham with site visitors first held at round 4.35pm this afternoon (Could 18).
Motorists have been initially halted on the northbound carriageway first, however automobiles then stopped each methods, with queues constructing. Nationwide Highways reported 4 miles of congestion had constructed up across the scene shortly after the crash.
Visitors monitoring service INRIX reported a “multi-vehicle” crash is behind the stationary site visitors, with Nationwide Highways calling the incident a “critical collision”. Drivers have been instructed to permit almost an hour for his or her journey.
An INRIX replace mentioned: “All site visitors held and stationary site visitors, multi-vehicle collision between J8 M50 and J7 A44 (Worcester / Evesham ). Visitors was initially held on the northbound carriageway at 16:35 the place the accident is, site visitors was held on the southbound carriageway at 16:45.”
The motorway reopened round 7.40pm, though on the time of writing, one lane remained closed for restoration work. Extreme delays are nonetheless affecting drivers within the space of the crash and nationwide highways have suggested drivers so as to add 90 minutes to their regular journey time.
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