Two men have been taken to hospital with serious injuries after a crash on the A40.

Emergency services were called to A40 after a collision between a black MG ZS and a white Citroen Berlingo van between Swinbrook and Burford at around 6.20am.

The driver of the MG, a man aged in his 30s and the driver of the Citroen, a man aged in his 50s, have both suffered significant injuries.

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They were taken to the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford, where they remain.

The road was closed for several hours but has since re-opened.

Investigating officer PC Matt Stansfield of the Roads Policing Unit said: “This collision occurred early this morning on a busy stretch of the A40.

“I am appealing to anybody who witnessed the collision or who may have dash-cam that has captured the collision, or the moments leading up to it, to please get in touch with Thames Valley Police.

“You can contact us via our website or by calling 101, quoting reference number 43240101570.

“Unfortunately, both drivers have suffered injuries as a result of this collision and remain in hospital, where both are in serious conditions.”