M40 traffic today: accident, junctions closed, traffic news, latest on delays

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Motorists must expect significant delays on a major highway.

An earlier collision on the freeway follows.

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If you’re planning on using the M40, here’s everything you need to know:

Where is the M40 closed?

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It is closed in Oxfordshire between junction 6 and junction 7 near Thame.

The freeway is closed to the south.

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why is it closed

The suspension stems from a previous collision that damaged the barrier.

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AA Traffic adds: “The car drove into the central reservation against the crash barrier.”

M40 is closed between J6 and J7. Image: Google Traffic

What did National Highways say?

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National Highways – East tweeted: “M40 southbound between J7 and J6 near Thame.

“The outer lane (of 3 lanes) is closed due to a collision and guardrail damage. Delays of 20 minutes on approach, with 3 miles of traffic jam.

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“Vehicle recovery takes time.”

How long are the delays?

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National Highways has been warned of 20-minute delays on the M40 due to the incident.

AA Traffic adds: “Six minute delays and increasing delays on the southbound M40 between J8A A418 (Oxford Services / Thame / Aylesbury) and M40 (Oxford / Wheatley). Average speed ten miles an hour.”

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