TWO lanes were closed this morning after a crash on the M4.

Traffic was backed up to Junction 11 for Reading, and travel time was around 50 minutes with queues tailing about six miles at its worst.

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Highways England tweeted: '#M4 Eastbound from J10 between the slips, a broken down car has blocked lane 2.

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'#TrafficOfficers have closed lanes 1 and 2 to make scene safe. Please approach with caution! #Maidenhead #A329M #A308

'There are 30 minute delays on the approach to this #M4 incident (above usual journey times) spanning 6 miles back to J11. Average speeds on the approach to J10 are 9 mph.'

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