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Crash on M40 leaves four hurt

Two people were seriously injured in the collision near Chinnor on Tuesday.

Published by Dan Gooding at 7:37am 29th April 2020. (Updated at 12:23pm 29th April 2020) 2-minute read.

Crash on M40 leaves four hurt

Four people have been injured in a crash on the M40 near Chinnor.

Three vehicles were involved in the incident on the southbound carriageway between junction 7 and junction 6 at around 2.10pm on Tuesday afternoon.

The driver of a black BMW and the driver of a Citroen van sustained serious injuries and were taken to hospital. They are in a stable condition.

A passenger in the van and the driver of a blue BMW sustained minor injuries and were also taken to hospital.

The road was closed southbound for just under three hours.

The collision happened near Lewknor on the M40

Investigating officer Inspector Gavin Biggs of the Roads Policing Unit based in Bicester, said:

“This was a serious collision and we are currently investigating the circumstances which led to it.

“We therefore need anyone who saw this incident take place, or saw the driving of any of the three vehicles involved before the collision, to get in touch.

“If you were in the area at the time of the collision, please review your dash-cam footage, if you find anything that could help with this investigation, please share this with us.

“You can contact us by making a report online, using the reference number URN 513 (28/4).

“If you do not have access to our online system, please call the non-emergency number 101 and make a report.”

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