M32 queues after crash between car and a lorry – live updates

Queues are building on the M32 southbound this afternoon after a crash between a car and a lorry.

The accident was reported at 4.34pm this afternoon (Friday, July 2) near Bristol City Centre as the motorway comes into the city, between Junction 2 B4058 Stapleton Road (Eastville) to J3 A4320 Easton Way (St Pauls).

Traffic monitoring site Inrix said: “M32 – City of Bristol – Southbound. Reports of queueing traffic due to accident, a car and a lorry involved on M32 Southbound from J2 B4058 Stapleton Road (Eastville) to J3 A4320 Easton Way (St Pauls).”

READ MORE: M4 crash: Injured woman cut out of car that landed on its roof[1]

It is not yet known the extent of the damage to the vehicles or whether anyone was injured in the crash.

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Highways England tweeted at 4.42pm: “#M32 Southbound between J2 #Eastville and J3 #StPauls #Bristol – We’re on the way to a report of a collision causing a blockage to the road. Congestion is building. Please seek an alternate route”

Elsewhere on the M4 just before the weekend an injured woman was cut out a car that landed on its roof, causing hours of delays to motorists.

The incident brought the eastbound motorway to a standstill after the incident which happened at around 9.30am[3].

And on the M5, there was 20 miles of stop-start traffic after a five car crash. Read more here.[4]

This is a live blog and updates will appear below as they come in