M40: Delays up to one hour after huge lorry fire in Thames Valley

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A motorway in Thames Valley has been shut after a lorry fire.

National Highways said one lane of three is closed on the M40 southbound between Junction 11 Banbury and Junction 10 Northampton following the incident, causing delays of up to one hour.

The traffic service said: “There is around 9 miles of congestion on the approach to the closure which is adding over an hour onto normal journey times.”

According to Motorway Cameras, normal traffic conditions are expected between 2.15pm and 2.30pm today.

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