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UPDATE - M40 motorway closed j15 to 16 following serious collision

Officers remain at the scene of a collision on the M40 this morning (Friday, 28 September).

Police were called shortly after 4am to reports of a collision on the northbound side of the carriageway between junctions 15 (Warwick) and 16 (Henley). It is thought to have involved three lorries.

Emergency services and fire crews are also on the scene.

The road is expected to be closed for the majority of the morning while the southbound stretch of the M40 from junctions 15 to 16 is also closed at this time due to a separate lorry fire.

Motorists are advised to avoid the area completely and follow diversions put in place by Highways England here: ow.ly/2yMT30m0xkW

More details when they are available.

Issued: 5am, Friday 28 September, Laura Maltby, Corporate Communications

Updated: 7.45am, Friday 28 September, Laura Maltby, Corporate Communications

Published 28/09/18