Update: Woman in her 20s killed in M40 crash while her infant daughter is flown to hospital

Traffic camera shows delays on M40 after crash

Traffic camera shows delays on M40 after crash

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A WOMAN in her 20s was killed in a crash on the M40, while her infant baby daughter has been flown to hospital, police have just confirmed.

The woman was killed when her green Peugeot 406 estate and a red arctic lorry collided on the southbound carriageway of the motorway just before junction 9 at Bicester.

The carriageway was closed but two lanes have been re-opened, a police spokesman confirmed. There are still significant tailbacks on the motorway.

The baby, who is the daughter of the woman and is just a few weeks old, was flown by air ambulance to hospitalf ro treatment. 

"It is not believed the baby is injured however she remains at hospital as a precaution," the spokesman said.

He added: "Two lanes of the southbound carriageway have now been reopened however there remain lengthy tailbacks and motorists are advised to avoid the area. Many arterial routes have also been affected."

Police are appealing for any witnesses to call them on 101, quoting URN 559 13/6.

 

 

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3:52pm Fri 13 Jun 14

EMBOX2 says...

Absolutely awful. How cruel life is. My condolances to the family of the young lady.
Absolutely awful. How cruel life is. My condolances to the family of the young lady. EMBOX2
  • Score: 33

4:56pm Fri 13 Jun 14

vony says...

Awful sad. My thoughts are with her little one and the family. Sleep tight Angel
Awful sad. My thoughts are with her little one and the family. Sleep tight Angel vony
  • Score: 27

12:06am Sat 14 Jun 14

dant40 says...

Touching story and I'm speechless. RIP
Touching story and I'm speechless. RIP dant40
  • Score: 5

6:29pm Sat 14 Jun 14

snert says...

Terrible news :( So sad!
Terrible news :( So sad! snert
  • Score: 1

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