Three thousand litres of milk spilled out onto the M40 this evening after a lorry caught fire.

UPDATE: New images of lorry fire that spilt THREE thousand litres of milk onto M40

The HGV, which was travelling southbound on the M40 between junction 5 for Stokenchurch and junction 4 for Handy Cross, caught fire at around 7.35pm.

It was carrying around 8,000 litres of milk - and around 3,000 litres spilled out onto the carriageway.

Firefighters were called at 7.42pm to put the blaze out.