Man drives wrong way on M40

Police have arrested a man after he allegedly drove the wrong way down the M40 southbound.

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Eyewitness tells of near miss

An eyewitness has told ITV Meridian that he froze when faced with a man driving his car at speed the wrong way down the M40.

This morning travelling down the M40 I had to make that choice!

Travelling at speed in the middle lane I was confronted coming around the bend by what looked like a green jag travelling head-on at well over 100mph.

I had a second to choose do I go left or do I go right, I froze and he went right, thank God I froze!

I was then faced with carnage of the M40, cars all over the place, big smash up to say High Wycombe. I hope the Police get him!

– Hans Cooper, eyewitness

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