Motorway re-opened after fatal collision

The southbound M40 motorway has now re-opened following a fatal road traffic collision between Junctions 10 and 9 just after 6.30am this morning.

The collision, involved a gas tanker and two large vans. One of the van drivers was pronounced dead at the scene. One person sustained a broken leg and another suffered minor injuries.

Anyone who witnessed the collision is urged to contact the Road Death Investigation Unit at Bicester via the Police Enquiry Centre on 0845 8 505 505