A LORRY was on fire on the M40 southbound near Banbury.

Twitter user Usman Khan tweeted a video of the HGV showing the front of the vehicle in flames. He said he passed the lorry at around 4.10pm this afternoon.

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The lorry was between junctions 11 and 10 and Highways England says it is expected to be cleared between 10pm and 10.15pm.

Fire crews are at the scene and traffic was at a standstill while the blaze was put out. One lane is still closed.

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