Oxford

A34 lorry crash causes long southbound queue

Queue of traffic on the A34 with Didcot power station in the background
Image caption Some drivers stuck in the queue said traffic had been stationary for hours

A crash involving two lorries on the A34 on the Oxfordshire-Berkshire border has caused severe disruption to traffic and eight-mile (13km) long queues.

The accident happened at 02:30 GMT between the turnings for West Ilsley and East Ilsley.

It caused a large fuel spillage and the road was closed southbound between the A4185 Chilton Interchange and the M4 junction 13 at Chieveley.

The closure was in place for six hours but both lanes have now reopened.

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