'Lives at risk' from HS2 rail project

There are fears lives will be put at risk if HS2 bosses push ahead with plans to route lorries through a village in Oxfordshire.

Five hundred trucks would pass back and forth through Wardington every day for two years during the construction of the proposed link between London and Birmingham.

The project - estimated to cost around £50 billion - would cut through Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire but train services will not stop in many of the places being affected while it is being built.

Villagers say not only would the heavy goods vehicles make their roads dangerous, the work would also destroy the area. Mel Bloor reports.