A man died and another was seriously injured after two separate collisions in Sotuh Oxfordshire

A 39-year-old from Merseyside, was killed in a collision between his van and a HGV on the M40 on Wednesday.

The motorway was closed in both directions near Lewknor, between junctions 5 and 6, for more than four hours until 11.30pm.

Yesterday a motorcyclist was taken to Oxford’s John Radcliffe Hospital after a collision with a Volkswagen on the A329 near the turn for Great Milton.

The road was closed in both directions and the M40 junction 7 northbound slip road was also closed for several hours.