Five people were injured in an early morning crash on the M40 today. 

Emergency services were called to the southbound carriageway between junction 4 for Handy Cross and junction 3 for Loudwater just after 4.30am on Monday. 

Firefighters from High Wycombe and Beaconsfield were called to assist but fortunately none of the injured in the five vehicles involved were trapped. 

Four men and a woman were injured. 

Firefighters made the scene safe and assisted the police and ambulance services.