Two dead and 12 injured in eight-vehicle M40 collision in Bucks
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Two people died in a road traffic collision on a motorway in Bucks that left a further 12 people injured.
Yesterday morning (22 January), eight vehicles were involved in a major crash on the M40.
At around 8.15am, a major pile-up caused havoc on the Bucks motorway between junctions five and four heading southbound.
A woman in her 60s and a man in his 70s, died at the scene. Thames Valley Police reports that their next of kin has been informed and is being supported by specially trained officers.
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A further two people sustained serious injuries and were taken to hospital where they remain.
Another 10 people suffered minor injuries, a number of them were taken to hospital for additional checks.
Detective Chief Inspector Mike Bettington, of the Joint Operations Roads Policing Unit, said: “Our thoughts remain with the family and friends of the two people who died.
“We are appealing to anyone who may have witnessed the collision, or who may have dash-cam footage, to please get in touch.
“You can do this by calling 101 or making a report online, quoting reference 43230032159.”