A CAR needed to be removed from an embankment by the M40 near Wendlebury, after it was involved in a collision.

Thames Valley Police said that the black Hyundai estate had been involved in a crash with a lorry. 

A spokesman said: "It appears that the lorry was invovled in a collision with the car, which went into the hard shoulder.

"We have handed the matter over to the Highways Agency."

Emergency services were called at 1.55pm. 

Heavy traffic is reported on the northbound carriageway between junctions 9 (Bicester) and 10 (Brackley, Cherwell services).

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