PART of the M40 has been closed because of an accident near the Oxford services.

Drivers are being held on part of the M40 after an accident from junction9 on the A34 in Bicester to J8A on the A418 - the Oxford services exit.

Traffic was stopped at around 2.55pm.

Pictures from our traffic feed, which can be found here, show the M40 lanes heading Southbound, looking eerily empty.

It is not yet known how long the delays will be.