Berkshire

M4 crash injures lorry driver and shuts motorway for hours

Crashed lorry Image copyright Newbury Fire Station

A lorry driver has been seriously injured in a collision involving two HGVs that closed a major motorway for eight hours.

The crash between Junction 13 and 14 on the westbound carriageway of the M4 in Berkshire was reported just after 02:30 GMT.

South Central Ambulance said that a first lorry hit the central reservation crashing into a second HGV.

One of the drivers was taken to the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford.

There were queues of up to nine miles on the motorway as investigations took place.

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Thames Valley Police has appealed for witnesses to come forward.

No arrests have been made.

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