Long delays are forming on the M4 after a crash near Newbury left two lanes closed to traffic.

Motorists travelling towards Bristol on the westbound carriageway have been caught up in delays of around 50 minutes after the collision between J13 and J14.

Highways England have reported that traffic officers, police, and paramedics are currently dealing with the incident. It is not yet known how many vehicles were involved or whether there have been any casualties as a result of the incident.

Follow the latest updates and news from this incident in our live blog posts below.

A number of other incidents, including a car fire earlier this afternoon on the M5, have caused travel chaos for thousands of motorists – many of whom have taken to the roads to travel home after the Christmas period.

There was also a lucky escape for people standing at a bus stop when a car smashed into a lamppost, while there is a warning of delays to flights, buses and trains thanks to a weather warning from the Met Office.

You may also be interested to see what really happened with that viral video of Tesco car park chaos.

Have you been affected by this incident whilst traveling to Bristol this afternoon, or have any images you would be happy for us to use? Call 01179 343 285, tweet @sarah_turnnidge, or email sarah.turnnidge@reachplc.com.