At least 20 people injured in huge motorway pile up on M40

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At least 20 people have been injured in a huge crash on the M40 motorway.

Following the horrific crash, 11 people were taken to hospital with "serious or minor injuries", ambulance services confirmed.

South Central Ambulance Service has confirmed seven ambulance crews, two paramedic officers, tactical advisor, two Hazardous Area Response Teams, the critical care car from the Thames Valley attended the incident.

In a tweet, South Central Ambulance Service said: "A large number of our ambulance family attended the collision on the M40 tonight to care for over 20 casualties.

"We had on scene seven ambulance crews, two paramedic officers, tactical advisor, two Hazardous Area Response Teams, the critical care car from the Thames Valley.

"Air Ambulance and two off duty members of staff from a neighbouring Ambulance Trust and local hospital. They have been assessing over 20 casualties, 11 have been taken to hospital with serious or minor injuries.

"Other casualties were assessed at the scene by our crews but did not require hospital treatment. A huge thank you to everyone who attended tonight."

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