Jackknifed lorry closes M5

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A lorry that jackknifed on the M5 earlier has now been cleared. 

The incident, which also involved a car, happened on the M5 northbound between junctions 20 and 19 around 9am this morning (Sunday).

The lorry collided into the barriers blocking lanes one and two, and the the car has hit the central reservation and spun around in lane three.

There was debris on the road and with traffic temporarily held while emergency services dealt with the incident.

The lorry was carrying 12 tonnes of milk and some of its wheels are now stuck in the mud, making the recovery more difficult.

Highways England are in the process of removing the closures. 

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