A crash on the M40 this morning has resulted in severe delays in High Wycombe.

Two lanes were closed on the southbound carriageway between Junction 4 and Junction 5 following a crash involving a van and a lorry.

According to AA traffic alerts, the lanes have since been reopened but traffic continues to be affected, with delays of up to 30 minutes reported on the motorway.

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The crash was first reported at around 7.15am. It is not yet clear if any people were harmed in the incident.

Drivers have been advised to seek alternate routes when they travel this morning. 

Traffic is expected to return to normal levels at around 10am.