ONE lane on the M5 is closed after a car pulling a trailer overturned.

The incident happened at around 5pm this evening (October 16), closing the northbound lane between junction 22 (Burnham-on-Sea) and junction 21 (Weston-super-Mare).

A spokesperson for Highways England said: "The hard shoulder and one lane have closed northbound on the M5.

"Emergency services and traffic officers are still on the scene.

"Traffic is coping well as two lanes are still open."