Crash causing 45-minute delays on M5

Traffic has built up between junctions 27 and 26 of the M5

Traffic has built up between junctions 27 and 26 of the M5 - Credit: motorwaycameras.co.uk

Traffic on the M5 heading north is facing delays of around 45 minutes after a crash.

Highways England said the incident happened between junctions 27 (Tiverton) and 26 (Wellington).

It is believed to have happened at around 11.15am.

A lane of the northbound carriageway was closed but has now re-opened.

Delays are around 45 minutes, Highways England said.