ONE lane of the M5 southbound remains closed after a crash. 

Traffic is building on the M5 following the incident. 

All lanes southbound between Wellington J26 and Halberton / Culmstock J26 were closed following a multi-vehicle crash. 

The crash took place at around 7.30am this morning (December 11). 

Emergency services are at the scene and it is hoped some lanes can be reopened shortly. 

The vehicles involved in the incident have been moved onto the hard shoulder, and Highways England has been working to get some of the lanes opened. 

An update was posted on its Twitter account, informing motorists lanes 2 and 3 are now open (8am).