A MAN has been released by police after a driver was killed on the M40. 

The 39-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving after a 30-year-old from Kent died on Friday morning. 

Emergency services were called to the motorway at around 6.10am after reports of a serious crash between a beige Nissan Qashqai and White Tesla Model 3. 

The road was closed for the day between junctions 8A and 9 Northbound. 

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Thames Valley Police Inspector Gavin Biggs appealed for any witnesses to come forward as the 39-year-old was being questioned by investigators in police custody. 

Police can hold a suspect for 24 hours before they must decide to charge them or release them.

In an update yesterday TVP said the 39-year-old man had been released under investigation. 


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