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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.

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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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M40 closed northbound till 6pm following fatal accident

The M40 in Warwickshire is closed northbound between J11 (Banbury) and J12 (Gaydon), due to a fatal accident.

A signed diversion is in place. Traffic should leave the M40 at J11 and follow the hollow circle diversion symbol.

Drivers are advised to expect delays and to consider alternative routes or delaying their journeys.

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