A ‘critical collision’ occurred on the M4 near Bristol Airport shortly earlier than 5am this morning, resulting in police closing the busy motorway in each instructions.
Scenes on the M4 near Bristol Airport after ‘critical collision’
A crash on the M4 near Bristol Airport has brought about huge traffic chaos and huge queues across the Severn Bridge.
The “critical collision” occurred shortly earlier than 5am this morning, ensuing within the closure of the motorway in each instructions after Prince of Wales Bridge near Almondsbury.
The accident is so critical that police don’t count on the usually busy motorway to be open “all through the morning”. The National Highways stated in an announcement: “A critical collision occurred at round 04:44 and the M4 was closed in each instructions after Prince of Wales Bridge near Almondsbury.
“Avon and Somerset are main the response to the incident. National Highways sources are in attendance helping with traffic administration. Due to the character of the incident the highway is anticipated to stay closed all through the morning.”
Motorists making an attempt to get to work this morning had been left stranded amid huge delays and traffic chaos
Avon and Somerset Police stated: “Emergency companies are at a critical damage collision which has fully closed the M4 between the M4 Prince of Wales Bridge (jnc 22) and Awkley (jnc 21).”
Drivers are suggested to make use of the next diversions under:
If you might be touring east:
Leave the M4 at J22 and take the 2nd exit onto the M49 southbound. Follow the M49 south to the M5 J18 and on the roundabout take the 4th exit to hitch the M5 north at J18A. Continue on the M5 northbound to J16 to rejoin the M4 eastbound and proceed your journey.
If you might be touring west:
Exit the M4 at J21 and bear left onto the M48 Continue by way of J1 Follow the M48 west across the Severn Bridge Continue by way of J2 Continue onto the M4 at J23
The delay is more likely to have an effect on anybody flying from Bristol Airport. They tweeted out this morning, warning any vacationers: “Traffic on the M4 westbound between J21 and J22 is affecting the Severn Bridge. The occasion is anticipated to depart between 0830-0845. “
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