TRAFFIC is returning to normal on the M5 through Somerset after a broken down vehicle saw a lane closed.

Highways England confirmed a lane of the northbound carriageway had been closed early in the afternoon after a car broke down.

The lane was closed after junction 21, for Weston super Mare.

All lanes have now reopened.

It comes after a lane of the slip road at junction 24, for Bridgwater, was closed earlier due to another broken down vehicle.

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