A man killed by a lorry on the M40 on Monday was a 40-year-old from Thame.
Thames Valley Police yesterday appealed for more information about the collision between the man who was on foot after parking his car on the hard shoulder.
The incident shut the northbound carriageway between Junction 8a and 9 for more than two hours.
The man – who has not been named – was pronounced dead at the scene by a doctor following the collision with a white curtain-sided lorry at about 2.50pm.
Pc Matthew Booker, from the Joint Operations Unit for Roads Policing, said: “We would like to appeal for anyone who witnessed the collision, or who saw any of the vehicles prior to or at the time of the collision, to contact the investigating officer PC Polly Jacobs based at Bicester Roads Policing on 101.”
- Do you want alerts delivered straight to your phone via our WhatsApp service? Text NEWS or SPORT or NEWS AND SPORT, depending on which services you want, and your full name to 07767 417704. Save our number into your phone’s contacts as Oxford Mail WhatsApp and ensure you have WhatsApp installed
Our top stories
1:59pm Friday 28th November 2014
POLICE have urged people to avoid the Bicester area due to heavy traffic into Bicester Village on Black Friday.
11:58pm Thursday 27th November 2014
LABOUR has tonight comfortably held three council seats in by-elections in Oxford.
12:00am Friday 28th November 2014
TWO people have been arrested tonight on suspicion of arranging for people to be brought into Britain for the sex trade.
9:10am Friday 28th November 2014
JOHN Campbell expects it will be a struggle to sleep tonight as he deals with excitement levels beyond anything he experienced playing in two Wembley finals.
9:00am Friday 28th November 2014
OXFORD’S share of a newly-announced £114m grant could be spent on a fully connected city cycle network or teaching cycling in schools, campaigners have said.
8:30am Friday 28th November 2014
The jury in the case of a pub boss and building company director accused of being involved in a drugs conspiracy has retired to consider its verdict.