A man in his 20s has died in a horror crash between an Audi and a Range Roveron the A12in Wanstead onThursday morning.
A12 Waltham Forest crash: Man dead and several injured after horror collision between Audi and Range Rover
Officers from Metropolitan Police were called to reports of the collision underneath Waltham Forest ’s Green Man Roundabout on the A12 eastbound at around 2.13am -writes standard.co.uk
Two cars, an Audi and a Range Rover, were found “severely damaged” in the tunnel by police and paramedics after the early morning horror collision .
A man in his late 20s, who police believe was driving the Audi, suffered fatal injuries in the crash and was pronounced dead at the scene. His next of kin have been informed.
Several people, including the driver of the wrecked blue Range Rover Sport and passengers of both cars, were taken to an east London hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
Four people in the Range Rover at the time of the crashhave now been arrested on suspicion of drug offences and causing death by dangerous driving.
Road closures remain in place on the A12 as police, who have advised drivers to avoid the area on Thursday morning, continue to investigate the fatal crash.
A spokesman for Waltham Forest police said: “Drivers please use alternative routes as there will be significant road closures and delays expected into morning rush hour.”
Launching an appeal for information, police have urged anyone with information or dashcam footage to come forward to help with the investigation.
Witnesses cancontact the Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 0208 597 4874,police on 101, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
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