The A34 has now reopened to traffic in both directions following a fatal collision earlier today.
Thames Valley Police is continuing to appeal for witnesses after a single vehicle collision shortly after 5am involving a lorry on the northbound carriageway just north of the A343 at Wash Common.
The driver of the lorry, a man aged in his sixties, died at the scene. No one else was injured in the incident.
The northbound carriageway between the A343 and the A4 was closed for several hours and the southbound carriageway was also closed while the vehicle was recovered.
I would like to thank motorists for their patience and understanding while the road was closed and officers attended this incident. The southbound carriageway had to be closed to allow the vehicle to be recovered safely. We are continuing to investigate this road traffic collision and I would ask that any witnesses who saw the collision get in touch via the 24-hour Thames Valley Police Enquiry Centre on 101.”
A man in his 60s has died after the lorry he was driving overturned on the A34.
Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses following the incident, which happened around 5am, on the northbound carriageway just north of the A343 at Wash Common.
The driver died at the scene. No one else was injured in the incident.
The northbound carriageway between the A343 and the A4 is expected to remain closed for several hours and the southbound carriageway will also be closed while the vehicle is recovered. Motorists are advised to avoid the area.
The northbound carriageway of the A34 is closed after a lorry overturned in icy weather this morning.
It happened near the service station at Tot Hill services just before dawn. The A34 has been closed between the A343 junction in Newbury and the A4 Bath Road junction at Bagnor.
Thames Valley Police it's likely there will be long delays through the area until lunch time.
The Highways Agency says the northbound A34 is likely ot be closed between the A4130, Milton and the A415, Abingdon, throughout the day and into this evening’s rush hour.
The road is closed following an accident, which happened at around 4.40am this morning, involving two HGVs. The Highways Agency and Thames Valley Police are working to reopen the carriageway.
The operation to remove the lorries has been complicated because the load on one of them has shifted. There is also a diesel on the carriageway which will need to be cleared up. There are long delays on other roads in the area.
Video of the accident which closed the A34 northbound at Kidlington this afternoon. The road was reopened a short time ago.
Diversions will be in place from later today as road improvements begin on the A34 at Chieveley.
The work is expected to continue for a week. The slip road from the M4 at junction thirteen will be closed from 10pm tonight until 6am.
A34 Donnington (Newbury) link road - drainage maintenance will be carried out on the bridge which carries the northbound A339 over the A34 near Donnington (Newbury) overnight between 9pm and 6am for four nights from Tuesday 4th December using a lane closure on both the north and southbound A34.
A34 Kings Worthy (Winchester)
Maintenance will be carried out on the bridge which carries the southbound A34 over the river at Kings Worthy (Winchester) overnight between 8pm and 6am on Monday 3rd December. One lane will be closed on the southbound slip road from the A33 onto the A34.