TWO women in their 60s and a dog were rescued after a car crash on the M5 in the early hours of this morning.

Emergency services were called at 3.39am, after the women's car left the main carriage way, between junction 20 and 21, and ended up in a ditch.

Police rescued one of the women from the vehicle and firefighters from Weston Super Mare and Clevedon rescued the second woman and the dog.