Storm Eunice: M40 closed northbound after lorry overturns between Bicester and Banbury

A lorry has toppled over on the M40, closing one side of the motorway to traffic

By James Bryce
Friday, 18th February 2022, 3:01 pm

An overturned lorry has closed the northbound side of the M40 between Cherwell Valley Services/the A43 to Brackley (junction 10) and Banbury (junction 11).

The closure has caused traffic on the northbound side to back up all the way to junction 9 (the A34 to Oxford)

The diversion is to follow the hollow diamond symbol - via the A43 to Brackley, and then the A422 back to the M40 at Banbury. Traffic is already building along this route.

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The traffic as of 2.50pm on Friday. The black and white checked part of the M40 is closed. Black indicates traffic that is 'not moving', Map from Highways England