DELAYS are expected on the M5 northbound this morning after recovery work takes place.

An over turned van and an oil spillage are being blamed for the slow traffic between J15 M4 Almondsbury Interchange and J14 B4059 Thornbury.

There is also congestion on M5 at J16 Aztec West and delays of 15mins are expected.

Lanes two and three are blocked following reports of a van that suffered a tyre blow out.

Emergency services on scene. Lane one and hard shoulder are open having been closed for a short while around 8:45am.