Police appeal after M40 motorcyclist is seriously injured near Banbury

Police have appealed for witnesses and dash cam footage after a young man was seriously injured in a crash on the M40 near Banbury on Sunday.
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A Thames Valley spokesman said: “We are appealing for witnesses following a serious injury collision on the M40 northbound near Banbury.

“At around 5pm on Sunday evening, October 22, a collision occurred between a red and black Yamaha motorcycle and a red mini in lane three of the M40 not far from the slip road for junction 11.

“The rider of the motorcycle, a man in his thirties, suffered serious injuries. He was taken to hospital in Coventry, where he remains.

Police would like to hear from anyone who may have information about a crash on the M40 near Banbury on Sunday afternoonPolice would like to hear from anyone who may have information about a crash on the M40 near Banbury on Sunday afternoon
Police would like to hear from anyone who may have information about a crash on the M40 near Banbury on Sunday afternoon

“We are asking anyone with dash-cam footage to please get in touch if it shows anything that would be useful for our investigation. Or if you are a witness we would also ask you to get in touch.”

Information can be provided through the Thames Valley Police online portal or by calling 101, quoting reference 43230475588.