Several vehicles involved in the M40 pile up
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Man dies in 40-vehicle M40 crash in Oxfordshire

One man has died in a crash involving about 40 vehicles on the M40 in Oxfordshire.

The motorway was closed northbound between junction 9 at Bicester and junction 10 at Cherwell Valley services.

Thames Valley Police said one man died at the scene of the "extraordinarily large" pile up and another person was "critically ill".

Six people were seriously injured and more than 50 have minor injuries.

  • 14 Feb 2015