5th Nov 2011: Twenty-seven vehicles were involved in the collision on the M5 which has closed the motorway in both directions. Police shut the road in both directions as the recovery operation took place. Emergency services work to rescue people trapped and treat those injured. 43 people have been injured in the collision and unconfirmed number of people have been killed 27 vehicles were invovled in the collision.
The collision includes 20 light vehicles and 7 articulated lorries and ut happened at around 8.30pm last night near Taunton. It is said that the people have TRAGICALLY LOST THEIR LIVES, in this accident. 16 people were being treated at the Musgrove Park Hospital suffering from trauma injuries and some are said to be LIFE CHANGING.
The video footage shows the burning lorries and the vehicles engulfed in flames and tyhe debris is strewn across the road the fire fighters were trying to save people they were trying to open the care doors in order to out the people who were trapped in there cars.
People were lying on the road side as it was a heart threatning incident ever seen before it is said that atleast 4 vehicles were set to fire.