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Two people seriously hurt after M40 collision

Thames Valley Police

Published by Charlotte Fisher at 4:22pm 11th July 2018. (Updated at 4:23pm 11th July 2018)

Two men were left with serious injuries after a collision on the M40 at High Wycombe. 

Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses after a serious crash between two HGVs near junction 4 of the M40 with the A404.

It happened underneath the junction on the M40 northbound carriageway.

One white Mercedes lorry collided with the rear of another blue lorry at around 10:05am on Thursday (5/7).

Injuries

  • A 49-year-old man driving the blue lorry sustained minor injuries. He was taken to John Radcliffe Hospital and was discharged the same day without requiring treatment.
  • The driver of the white Mercedes lorry, a 57-year-old man and his passenger, a 43-year-old man, both suffered serious injuries. Both suffered broken bones and the 43-year-old also suffered a head injury. Both men were taken to John Radcliffe Hospital where they remain in a serious but stable condition.

Investigating officer, PC Sandra Terry, of the Serious Collision Investigation Unit at Bicester Howes lane station, said:

"This was a serious road traffic collision where two of the men involved suffered serious injuries.

"We are appealing for anyone who may have seen anything to come forward and help us with our investigation."

Anyone with information is asked to call 101 quoting reference number 43180204409.

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