Police are re-appealing for witnesses and dash-cam footage following a motorway crash in which two people died.

The crash happened at around 8.15am on Sunday (January 22) and involved five cars and a coach on the M40 between Stokenchurch and High Wycombe southbound.

A woman in her 60s and a man in his 70s died at the scene.

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Their next of kin has been informed and are being supported by specially trained officers.

Four people suffered injuries that required hospital treatment, but have since been discharged from hospital.

Investigating officer, Sergeant Edward Crofts of the Serious Collision Investigation Unit said: “Our thoughts remain with the family and friends of the two people who died.

“We are re-appealing to anyone using the M40 on Sunday morning travelling in either direction between junction 5 Stokenchurch and 4 High Wycombe between 8am and 8.20am that had a dash camera fitted or witnessed the collision to contact us if you haven’t already done so."

Anyone with footage that could assist the investigation can upload it directly to the police online portal.

Anyone with information should call 101 or make a report online, quoting reference 43230032159.


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This story was written by Miranda Norris, she joined the team in 2021 and covers news across Oxfordshire as well as news from Witney.

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