A MAJOR crash on the M40 yesterday resulted in three people being injured, one of whom is still in hospital this morning, police have revealed.

The four-vehicle collision happened on the southbound carriageway between Junctions 11 and 10, near Banbury, at 9.15am yesterday.

The vehicles were a silver Vauxhall Astra, a white and green DAF tanker lorry, a blue Volkswagen Passat and a green Mercedes Sprinter.

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Three men were taken to hospital, and one, the driver of the tanker, remains at the John Radcliffe in Oxford with a head injury this morning.

Police say he is currently in a 'stable' condition.

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The crash caused long delays on the M40 throughout the day while the scene was cleared.

Read our full report on the crash from yesterday

Investigating officer PC Dean O'Dell of the Joint Operations Unit for Roads Policing based at Bicester, said: "This was a serious collision which resulted in the carriageway being blocked for some time as the tanker overturned.

"The driver of the tanker remains in a stable condition, while two others were treated in hospital but have now been discharged.

"Two other people did not suffer any injuries.

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"I am appealing to anybody that was on the M40 and witnessed this collision to contact police on the 24-hour non-emergency number 101, quoting reference 43190320460 or make a report online.

"I am particularly keen to hear from anybody who may have dash-cam footage of the incident to get in touch."