Two women dead and girl in hospital after lorry and car collide on M25
A man has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving after the crash at Waltham Abbey, Essex.
Two women have died and a 10-year-old girl is in hospital with life-threatening injuries after an articulated lorry collided with an Audi car on the M25.
A man has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving following the crash at Waltham Abbey, Essex Police said.
It happened just after 11.20pm on Monday on the anti-clockwise carriageway between junctions 26 and 27.
A man has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving following a collision on the #M25 at #WalthamAbbey which happened just after 11.20pm last night, Monday, March 19. Two women were pronounced dead at the scene. More info: https://t.co/SKRfghkIjK pic.twitter.com/p41EqPKU2k— Essex Police (@EssexPoliceUK) March 20, 2018
Two women were pronounced dead at the scene, and a man and a girl were taken to hospital.
The man was not injured.
A 32-year-old man remains in police custody.
Police are investigating the crash and the events leading up to it.
Witnesses are asked to contact Essex Police’s Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 101 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.