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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.

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