Ilford man dies in M25 crash involving four lorries and six cars
A 79-year-old man from Ilford died in the fatal M25 crash yesterday, involving four lorries and six cars.
The man, who was declared dead at the scene, was driving a silver Renault Clio with his 58-year-old son, also from Ilford, when the incident happened on the clockwise carriageway of the motorway near junction 30 at 12.30pm.
The 58-year-old is currently in a stable condition at the Royal London Hospital.
Road policing officers are continuing to investigate the circumstances surrounding the crash, which closed the carriageway for nearly nine hours.
A 58-year-old lorry driver from Germany is continuing to be questioned by officers at Basildon police station after having been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.
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Anyone with information is urged to contact the Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 101 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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