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A broken down vehicle is causing rush hour chaos on the M4 with traffic queuing for miles.

One lane of two has been closed as reports surface of a broken down taxi on the M4 London bound near J1 at Chiswick roundabout.

Congestion is reported to be before J2 A4 (Brentford) on the M4 all the way up to J4 A408 (Heathrow Spur/Uxbridge).

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Back to normal

Traffic has cleared on a stretch of the M4 following an earlier broken down cab.

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Traffic easing

Traffic is easing for the most part on the M4 following a broken down vehicle.

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More delays after reports of a crash

One lane is blocked and traffic queuing due to an accident on the A406 Southbound at M4 J1/A4 Chiswick Roundabout.

Lane one (of two) is closed on the approach to the roundabout.

M4 traffic chaos causes A4 tailbacks

Traffic is being reported on the A4 due to the earlier problem on the M4. The following stretch of roads are affected:

Queuing traffic on A4 Great West Road Eastbound between A3005 Heston Road and M4 J2 (Brentford).

Queuing traffic on A4 Bath Road Eastbound between High Street and Broad Walk.

Queuing traffic on A312 The Parkway Northbound between A4 Bath Road (Jolly Waggoners Roundabout) and M4 J3 (Heston).

Video of traffic in Chiswick area

Watch as traffic is on the move after all lanes re-open following earlier broken down mini cab.

Heavy traffic continues

M4 Traffic Chiswick
M4 Traffic Chiswick (Image: Google Maps)

All lanes re-opened

TfL has reported all lanes have reopened on the M4 eastbound.

M4 traffic update

Highways England has reported a broken down vehicle has led to one of two lanes being closed.

M4 Westbound: It expects normal traffic conditions between 9am and 9.15am

M4 Eastbound: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 10:00 and 10:15

Pic from the scene

A photo from the scene shows a private hire vehicle is causing the six mile long queues on the M4 in west London.

Cab is broken down vehicle

Reports on Twitter suggest the broken down vehicle is in fact a mini cab, possibly an Uber

Highways England current traffic situation

This is the current traffic situation as captured on CCTV live cameras of the M4 Eastbound Motorway - J2, Brentford / Ealing

CCTV motorway traffic camera image of the M4 Eastbound Motorway - J2, Brentford / Ealing
CCTV motorway traffic camera image of the M4 Eastbound Motorway - J2, Brentford / Ealing (Image: Highways England)