Man in his 20s dies and four passengers injured in fatal M25 crash
A man in his 20s has died and four people were injured when a car crashed off the road and into a tree on the M25.
The crash happened this morning at 2.40am when a BMW was travelling east-bound near to junctions 6-5 just before Clacket Lane Services.
Surrey Police is appealing for witnesses after a fatal collision.
A spokesman said: At around 2.40am a blue BMW was traveling east-bound near to junctions 6-5 just before Clacket lane Services, when it left the road and hit a tree.
Sadly the driver, a man in his 20s, died at the scene. His next of kin have been informed.
The M25 is now open again following a fatal collision in the early hours of this morning nr j6-5. We're appealing for witnesses to what happened – pls call 101 with any info: https://t.co/F1yeRWuvAH
— Surrey Police (@SurreyPolice) April 2, 2018
Four passengers were also injured, two seriously, and are receiving hospital treatment.
Officers believe a witness stopped at the scene before police arrived and are looking to hear from anyone who may have information.
He added: If this was you, or you witnessed what happened, please call us on 101 and quote PR/P18074779.