FIVE ambulances, two rapid response vehicles and an air ambulance raced to a horrific crash on the A40 last night.

Several people were injured after a truck collided with a car at 9.50pm, according to an eyewitness.

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Oxford resident David Patchett, who phoned emergency services about the crash, revealed he was first on the scene.

Mr Patchett, who lives in a narrowboat nearby, said he is still 'shaken' by the horrific incident.

Thames Valley Police is now on the scene of the crash that happened between Oxford and Cassington.

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The road is currently closed in both directions while emergency services are at the scene and police carry out an investigation.

The A40 is likely to be shut until after the morning rush hour and drivers are urged to avoid the area and take an alternative route.

Highways teams will also be putting diversions in place.