World News – GB – M5 CLOSED between junction 26 and 27 after a police incident


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The M5 is closed from junction 27 (Tiverton) to junction 26 (Wellington) after police raised concerns for the welfare of those near the road

Traffic is stationary due to the incident on the north side of the highway

A spokesperson for Devon and Cornwall Police said: ‘Police were called at 12.25pm ​​today at the M5 in Cullompton over concerns for the welfare of a person on the northbound carriageway.

“The road was closed in both directions between junction 26-27 to allow the air ambulance to land and emergency services to access the scene.

Highways England expects the northern section of the motorway to be closed this afternoon

A spokesperson said: “The M5 is currently blocked in both directions between junctions 27 and 26 and we will be releasing a traffic advisor very soon.

« This is a police-led incident and we expect the northern direction to be closed for some time this afternoon while the police investigate. »

A spokesperson for the Southwest Ambulance Service said: “The Southwest Ambulance Service responded to a call received at noon Monday.25h about an incident on the M5 northbound in the exit 27 area

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