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Woman dies after crash 'involving 20 vehicles' on A40 in Oxfordshire

A woman has been killed as around 20 vehicles were involved in a major crash when roads became treacherous due to thick fog.

The A40 was closed in both directions due to the multi-vehicle crash, which stretched for more than half a mile near Witney in Oxfordshire, the ambulance service said.

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A40 reopens westbound after multiple car crashes

Emergency services barely visible through fog on A40 Credit: ITV News

The A40 has reopened westbound after multiple crashes forced its closure today.

A woman driver was killed and as many as 15 people were injured on the Oxfordshire road before 10am.

Six vehicles were seriously damaged and a further 10 to 15 were also involved in collisions that stretched for more than half a mile.

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