There are currently up to six miles of tailbacks after a crash on the M4 earlier today. 

The collision happened on the westbound carriageway inbetween J19 for the M32 and J20 for Almondsbury/M5. 

Highways England tweeted about the incident, warning motorists to be careful when passing the scene. 

Emergency services are on the scene.  

The hard shoulder is also closed after a car broke down.