Motorway reopens following collision

The M40 in Oxfordshire has reopened following a collision this morning, Wednesday (15/12), in which a woman died.

The collision, between a goods vehicle, a blue Mazda MX5 convertible and a silver Audi A4, happened between Junctions 10 and 9 southbound at 10.50am today.

The driver of the Mazda, a woman in her fifties from the West Midlands, died at the scene from her injuries.

The M40 was closed at junction 10 to allow Thames Valley Police officers to examine the scene and recover the vehicles.

Sgt Bill Sykes of the Roads Policing Unit based at Abingdon is appealing for witnesses to the collision to come forward. If you have information, please call the 24-hour Police Enquiry Centre on 0845 8 505 505. If you don’t want to speak to police or leave your name, call the charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.