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Overturned milk tanker closes M4

An overrun dairy anchor has closed the M4 in Wiltshire west between Junction 17 (Chippenham) and Junction 18 (Dodington, A46) this morning.

In addition, there is a large spillage of diesel from the vehicle after the accident, which is said to have happened this morning at 6:30 (Sunday, September 16).

Police, ambulances and highways England traffic police are on site.

Vehicles that are in the closet are released via a single lane at the scene. However, the highway should be closed for the rest of the morning.

The traffic is diverted and should follow the solid diamond symbol:

  • Motorists should exit at Junction 17 and head towards Chippenham on the A350. At the roundabout take the 3rd exit
  • Head west on the A420 Cold Ashton and at the roundabout A46 take the third exit
  • Head north on the A46 and exit at junction 18 onto the M4.

Those traveling in the area this morning are advised to give extra time for their journey.

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