Appeal for witnesses to fatal collision in Hornchurch

Detectives are appealing for witnesses following a fatal collision in Hornchurch.

Police were called at 10:27am on Sunday, March 13, to reports of a collision involving a Jaguar and Mercedes on Hacton Lane.

The driver of the Jaguar, who is believed to be a 73-year-old man, died at the scene.

The driver of the Mercedes was taken to hospital as a precaution. The 32-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of offences including driving under the influence of alcohol.

Detectives from the Roads and Transport Policing Command would like to speak with anyone who witnessed the collision or the moments leading up to it.

Anyone with dashcam footage or any witnessesis asked to call police on 101, quoting reference CAD 2581/13Mar.

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Mick Ferris

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