A BMW collided with the central reservation along the M5 this afternoon, Tuesday, August 15. 

Police were called to the scene on the northbound carriageway between junctions 18A Avonmouth/M49, and 17 Cribbs Causeway at 11.15am involving a white BMW saloon.

The driver, a man in his 50s, was taken to hospital by paramedics. His family have been informed.

A spokesperson for Avon and Somerset Police said: “The road was closed while investigation and recovery work was carried out and it was fully reopened at about 2.40pm.

“We’re keen to hear from witnesses or anyone with dashcam and would ask them to call 101 and quote reference number 5223196913, or contact us via our website.”