Update: Man who died in M40 crash was 39-year-old from Merseyside

Oxford Mail: 'Serious' crash on M40 causes delays 'Serious' crash on M40 causes delays

THE van driver, who died in last night's collision on the M40 was a 39-year-old from Merseyside, Thames Valley Police have said.

An air ambulance was called to the scene of the collision, which closed both north- and southbound carriageways near Lewknor. 

Thames Valley Police confirmed that the male van driver died at the scene.

It happened just before 7pm and invovled a van and an HGV lorry. It closed the road between junctions 5 (Stokenchurch) and 6 (Watlington), causing traffic tailbacks.

Both north- and southbound carriageways were closed to allow the air ambulance to land, but the northbound lanes reopened at about 11.30pm. 

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