Driver 'lucky' after car partially overturns in ditch during collision off M40 near Banbury

Driver 'lucky to only suffer minor injuries' after single-vehicle collision on M40 near Banbury late last night, Thursday January 13.

By Matt Elofson
Friday, 14th January 2022, 8:57 am
Updated Friday, 14th January 2022, 8:58 am

Firefighters from Banbury, Bicester and Kidlington Fire Stations attended the road traffic collision between junctions 10 and 11 on the M40 J10-11.

The car left the carriageway and ended up in the ditch with the driver lucky to suffer only minor injuries. The driver was treated by South Central Ambulance Service on scene.

Thames Valley Police closed one lane of traffic while emergency services resolved the incident.

Driver 'lucky to only suffer minor injuries' after single-vehicle collision on M40 near Banbury late last night, Thursday January 13. (Photo from Oxfordshire Fire & Rescue Facebook page)

Oxfordshire Fire & Rescue issues the following public safety message after the collision on Facebook: "We have seen an increase in road traffic collisions lately with the winter conditions, please drive carefully."

For road safety tips see the following website: http://www.365alive.co.uk/cms/content/road-safety