Woman arrested on suspicion of death by dangerous driving following M25 crash near Potters Bar

PUBLISHED: 19:16 24 September 2017 | UPDATED: 19:16 24 September 2017

The M25 near Potters Bar from the air [Picture: Atlas Drones]

The M25 near Potters Bar from the air [Picture: Atlas Drones]

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A 60-year-old Vauxhall Corsa driver was pronounced dead at the scene of a crash on the M25 near Junction 24 for Potters Bar last night.

Detectives are appealing for witnesses following the collision on the clockwise carriageway.

A Met Police spokesman said: “Police were called at approximately 9.45pm on Saturday, September 23, following reports that a Range Rover Evoque had collided with a Ford Focus and Vauxhall Corsa.

“Officers, the London Fire Brigade and the London Ambulance Service attended.

“Three people were discovered to be injured.

“Despite the efforts of the emergency services, the 60-year-old male driver of the Corsa was pronounced dead at the scene at 11.43pm.

“Next of kin have been informed. We await formal identification.”

A post-mortem examination will be held in due course.

A 55-year-old woman, who was his passenger, was taken to an east London hospital where she remains in a stable condition.

Her injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

The 62-year-old female driver of the Ranger Rover was taken to a hospital in Hertfordshire with minor injuries.

She was subsequently arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and taken to an east London police station where she remains in custody.

The driver of the Focus was not injured.

Detectives from the Met’s Roads and Transport Policing Command are investigating and would like to speak with anyone who saw the collision.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Serious Collision Investigation Unit’s witness appeal line at Chadwell Heath on 020 8597 4874.

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