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Drivers tweet frustration as traffic held to standstill

Many drivers have taken to Twitter to express their frustration after being stuck on the M40 for hours, following a police incident.

Both carriageways are shut on the M40 in Warwickshire while police respond to an incident involving a man on a bridge.

One motorist thanked a nearby coach driver who allowed her to use the toilets after being held in traffic for two hours.

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Police issue warning after lorry incident causes severe delays

Credit: Highways England.

There are major delays on the #M40 this morning. It's at J12 for #Gaydon.

Recovery teams have attended the scene where a lorry has managed to spin across two lanes of the highway.

It has left two lanes closed Northbound and and 1 Southbound. Drivers are being encouraged to find alternative routes for their journeys while Highways England are warning of severe delays approaching both ways.


Long delays on M40 after crash

There are long delays on the M40 this morning. Credit: PA

Two lanes are closed and there are long delays on the M40 Southbound after a crash between J14 A452 (Royal Leamington Spa) and J13 A452 / B4100 (Bishop's Tachbrook).

There is congestion back to M42 J3A. Travel time is around 60 minutes.

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