According to Inrix, a traffic monitoring website, the incident occurred on the south side of the motorway at Junction 30 (A376 Sidmouth Road).
As a result, all traffic will be temporarily halted and will also affect traffic which passes Exeter.
The report states: « All traffic is temporarily suspended and due to an accident traffic on the M5 is heading south from J30 A376 Sidmouth Road (Exeter / Service Areas) to J31 A38 (turn Okehampton). «
A picture from a traffic camera shows that the cars are currently stationary due to the accident