Delays after gas tanker crash

MOTORWAY traffic was backed up between the Oxford and Brackley junctions of the M40 this morning after a crash involving a gas tanker.

Just after 6.30am this morning Monday, February 7 the southbound carriageway was closed between junctions nine and 10 following a serious accident involving three vehicles.

Emergency services are currently at the scene and the southbound carriageway is expected to be closed for several hours.