09:47AM, Tuesday 10 November 2020
Credit: Thames Valley Police Roads Policing
12.27pm: TVP Roads Policing has updated drivers which exits remain closed.
Update on Road ⛔ and stuck.— TVP Roads Policing (@tvprp) November 10, 2020
Jct 10 ➡️ 8/9 are being diverted off towards A404/Other route.
Stuck 8/9 ➡️ 7 being diverted off at 7
Stuck 7 ➡️ 6 are being turned @ 7.
Junction 7 Slip remains ⛔ towards 6 & 8/9
Junction 7 towards 6 remains ⛔ https://t.co/soCCcPjmRp
UPDATE 10.38am: Thames Valley Police has confirmed a number of people have minor injuries and the road is likely to be closed for a 'significant period'.
An update on Thames Valley Police Facebook page said: "The M4 is currently closed eastbound between junction 7 and junction 6 at Slough.
"This follows a multi vehicle road traffic collision that happened this morning.
"A number of people have minor injuries.
"The road is likely to be closed for a significant period of time due to a diesel spill which requires the road to be resurfaced. Please avoid the area at this time."
The M4 eastbound carriageway is currently closed between junction 7 (Slough West) and junction 6 (Slough/Windsor).
Thames Valley Police has warned drivers to avoid the area while it deals with an incident.
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