MOTORISTS should expect chaos on the roads after a lorry carrying sawdust tipped over near Bridgwater.

The HGV has crashed near junction 24 of the M5 motorway this morning.

Bridgwater Mercury:

Emergency services have been called to the scene and there is yet no indication if anybody has been injured.

A spokesman for Travel Somerset said: "Emergency services dealing with an RTC on the Huntworth Roundabout. Traffic coping well but no access currently into Willstock Way."

We will bring you more information as we receive it.

Paul Slaven, a spokesman for Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service, said crews were called to the incident at 9.10am.

Bridgwater Mercury:

He added: “A lorry has turned over on its side and it was reported that people were climbing on top of the lorry to help the driver out.

“It is believed to be carrying sawdust which has spilled on the road.

“Diesel from the fuel tank has also leaked on to the road. We are trying to mop up the diesel and make the vehicle safe by isolating the electrics.

“There have been no serious injuries.”