One lane is closed on the M40 northbound in Oxfordshire between junction 8A for the A418 (Oxford) and junction 9 for the A34/A41 (Bicester) due to an accident involving three vehicles. Traffic is queueing.
Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses after a single vehicle road traffic collision, reported at 10.25am on the M40, today.
A black Jaguar S-type travelling on the M40 between junction 12 to 11, left the southbound carriageway to the nearside, going up the embankment and overturning.
The driver, a 61-year-old man, was pronounced dead at the scene.
Two other occupants, a 32-year old man and a girl, aged 7, were taken to the Horton General Hospital with minor injuries and have since been discharged.
Anyone who witnessed the collision or with information that may assist the investigation, should contact PS Keith Rayner or PC Graham Holt of the Thames Valley Police Roads Policing Team at Bicester on the non-emergency number 101.
A major motorway in Oxford was shut earlier today after a coach caught fire.
Both carriageways of the M40 have now re-opened but one lane is closed at the scene of the fire.
The driver was the only person on board the coach and managed to escape uninjured.
Emergency services were called to the fire at around 6am between Watlington and Thame junctions.
Traffic is stationary and an entry slip road is blocked on the M40 northbound in Oxfordshire due to an accident involving a coach and a car. The collision happened around 06:45am at junction 8 M40 A40 Spur (Oxford).
The M40 motorway has been closed after a lorry shed a load of 14 tonnes on toilet roll.
There are long delays and one lane closed due to recovery work on M40 Southbound between J11 A361 / A422 (Banbury) and J10 A43 (Brackley / Cherwell Valley Services).
Lane three is closed after a lorry, fully laden with 14 tonnes of paper rolls travelling Northbound, crossed the central reservation splitting its fuel tanks around 03:00.
Closures are expected to remain during the morning peak
One lane is blocked on the M40 northbound due to accident involving a van after J8A A418 (Oxford).
Motorists faced severe delays earlier when a lorry caught fire in Oxfordshire.
One lane was closed on the M40 between Banbury and Brackley just before the morning's rush hour.
Tailbacks stretched to up to eight miles.
Two lorries have been involved in an accident on the M40 southbound, closing the motorway between J6 Watlington (B4009) and J5 Stokenchurch (A40). There's also been an oil spillage and traffic is queueing. Recovery work is under. A diversion is in place via the B4009 and the A40.