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M40 closed by crash fuel spill
11:00am Monday 25th June 2012 in News
The southbound M40 was closed after an accident in the early hours on Saturday.
A lorry’s fuel tank ruptured and fuel spilled on to the carriageway between junction 11 for Banbury and junction 10 at Ardley.
All three lanes were closed and southbound traffic was diverted off the motorway until just before 10am when two lanes were reopened.
Police said the road was fully reopened by 2pm.