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Multi-vehicle collision on the M40 leaves three injured

| February 23, 2020

Three people were injured during a multi-vehicle collision on the M40 during the afternoon of Sunday 23rd February 2020.

The collision occurred on the Northbound carriageway of the M40 Junction 4 (Handy Cross, High Wycombe) and Junction 5 (Stokenchurch).

At around 2.10pm officers from Thames Valley Police were called to incident.

Three people were injured in the collision, one people sustained serious injuries. All the injuried were taken to hospital for treatment.

The Northbound carriageway was closed and the Southbound carriageway was reduced to just one lane running while emergency services attended and emergency repair works took place to the motorway.

Investigating officer, PC Chris Fallon of the Joint Operations Roads Policing Unit based at Taplow, said: ‘We are appealing for any witnesses to this collision to please come forward.

Additionally we are asking anyone who has a dash-cam and was travelling on the M40 at around 2.10pm between junctions 4 and 5 in either direction to check their footage and please get in touch if you think it will aid our investigation.

We are aware that a number of vehicles may have been travelling at speed on this stretch of the M40 prior to this incident and we are asking anyone who may have seen this to please also get in touch.

Thames Valley Police are appealing for anyone with information about the collision to please call 101 quoting reference 710 23/02/20.

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*Source of article : Thames Valley Police ‘latest news’.

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