M5 motorway closed between Taunton and Wellington after serious crash
A stretch of the M5 motorway has been closed between Taunton and Wellington this morning following a serious crash.
The southbound carriageway of the M5 is shut between junctions 25 and 26 since around 6am.
Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service confirmed that crews from Taunton are currently at the scene alongside police and ambulance staff.
The Highways Agency said it doesn't expect the road to reopen before midday.
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Police later confirmed that one man in his 20s had died, and another two casualties were in hospital with life-threatening injuries.
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