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.
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.
M40 Southbound lane is blocked on exit slip road due to a broken down lorry at J15 A46 / A429 (Longbridge Island/Warwick).
Lane one (of two) is blocked as you head up from the motorway towards motorway island. Sensors show traffic is moving well.
The queuing traffic on M40 Southbound between J12 B4451 (Gaydon) and J11 A361 / A422 (Banbury) has now cleared.
Motorists suffered delays due to an earlier car fire.
There is queuing traffic on the M40 Southbound between J12 B4451 (Gaydon) and J11 A361 / A422 (Banbury) due to an earlier car fire.
All lanes have now been reopened but motorists should still expect delays.
Two lanes are closed and there is queueing traffic due to an accident.
Two cars were involved on M40 Northbound between J11 A361 / A422 (Banbury) and J12 B4451 (Gaydon).
Lane one and two (of three) are closed.
The M40 Northbound is closed between J15 A46 / A429 (Longbridge Island/Warwick) and J16 A3400 (Henley In Arden).
The road is expected to remain closed for most of this morning after a car crashed, ending in a ditch at the side of the motorway.
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.
M40 Northbound lane blocked on exit slip road, queueing traffic due to accident and rolling road block at M42.