Man dies in M40 lorry crash near Oxford motorway services

The crash happened at about 12.41pm on Tuesday, April 30 and the motorway was closed in both directions for investigation work. Thames Valley Police said a Volvo lorry crashed with the central reservation and bridge support on the between Junction 8A and Oxford Services. Sadly the driver, a man in his 50s, died at the scene.

His next of kin have been informed and are being supported. No other vehicles were involved in the collision. PC Steve Lane of the Joint Operations Roads Policing Unit, said: "My thoughts remain with the family of the man who died following the collision.

"We are carrying out an investigation into the collision, and asking any witnesses or anyone with dash-cam footage of the incident to please come forward.

"If you have information then please provide through our online reporting pages, quoting reference 43240198522 or by calling 101 quoting the same reference."