Park Royal: Police examine whether or not racing passed off earlier than A40 horror crash

Park Royal: Police examine whether or not racing passed off earlier than A40 horror crash


olice stated they’re investigating whether or not racing had taken place earlier than a horrific crash which killed a girl and left a Vary Rover flipped onto the road at Park Royal Tube station.

The Vary Rover left the highway and smashed by fences, stationary Tesla vehicles earlier than “skidding” alongside a ready room roof earlier than touchdown on the Piccadilly Line simply earlier than 4am on Monday.

A lady, 33, believed to be an occupant of the Vary Rover, died on the scene, whereas a 23-year-old man stays critically sick.

A 3rd Vary Rover occupant, a 26-year-old girl, just isn’t considered in a life-threatening situation at this stage, stated police.

A person, 56, believed to have been inside a Tesla that was parked at a charging station was handled for “non life-threatening” accidents.

On Tuesday night, police launched a contemporary attraction for witnesses or footage of the moments earlier than the smash.

Andrew Wooden

Detective Sergeant Jim Hinchliffe stated: “I’m conscious of the in depth protection within the media and on-line.

“I’d remind media and members of the general public that this stays a dwell investigation and we proceed to analyze the total circumstances of the collision.

“I recognize there may be a lot hypothesis across the circumstances, together with whether or not there had been racing within the space beforehand, and all of this types a part of the investigation.”

One of many investigating officers, Detective Constable Ben Simpson, stated it was “crucial” that any witnesses or those that had sprint cam, CCTV or doorbell footage of the moments earlier than the collision to make speedy contact.

“An individual has died and one other stays critically sick in hospital and we’d like the general public’s assist to construct our image of what has occurred right here,” he stated.

The wreckage of the Vary Rover that landed close to Park Royal station


Andrew Wooden, 61, who lives within the flats above the station stated: “I used to be asleep however then heard an almighty bang. After which a automobile siren going off.

“I believed it was somebody breaking into the garages on the again nevertheless it will need to have been the automobile on the monitor.

“Then all hell broke free with police vehicles and helicopters swarming round.”

Any witnesses but to talk with police or with any footage are being requested to name the Critical Collision Investigation Unit on 0208 543 5157.

You may as well contact police through 101 or @MetCC ref CAD 905/22Aug.

To stay 100% nameless, contact the unbiased charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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