Car and van fire blocks southbound M40 after crash

A fire after a car and van crashed has blocked all three lanes of the southbound M40 between junction 13 Bishops Tachbrook and junction 12 Gaydon this morning (Monday January 9).

Monday, 9th January 2017, 8:39 am
Updated Wednesday, 11th January 2017, 4:19 am
The aftermath of the crash and fire. Picture courtesy of OPU Warwickshire

West Midlands Ambulance Service were called to the scene just after 7.30am to reports of two vehicles on fire in lanes two and three after a collision.

Four patients were assessed for minor injuries. A paramedic and ambulance are currently on the scene.

It is unknown whether any of the patients will be taken to hospital.

Warwickshire Fire and Rescue Service has been contacted for comment.