A male individual has passed away and three others sustained injuries after a vehicle flipped over on the M4 highway.
On Sunday, the motorway was shut down in both directions while authorities handled an event on the eastbound side near the Cranford Park interchange in west London at 11:39am.
A spokesperson from the Metropolitan police reported that a man in his 20s was pronounced dead at the location. Two other men were transported to the hospital with serious injuries. Another person with minor injuries was also taken to the hospital for treatment.
A social media post displayed a vehicle ablaze on the highway while a person attempted to extinguish the flames with a fire extinguisher. A separate post exhibited firefighters attending to the car following the extinguishing of the fire.
The Metropolitan Police representative stated: “We are requesting for individuals who may have witnessed the incident or have dashcam recordings to come forward, as we investigate a deadly crash on the M4 in west London.”
At 11:39am on October 29th, Sunday, authorities received a call regarding a flipped vehicle on the eastbound side of the M4 near the Cranford Park exchange.
“Emergency responders arrived at the scene and discovered four individuals who had sustained injuries. All of them were passengers in a Mercedes vehicle.”
“A male believed to be in his 20s passed away at the location. He was a backseat passenger in the vehicle. We are currently in the process of notifying his closest family members.”
Two additional individuals, believed to be in their 20s, were transported to the hospital with critical injuries. A fourth person received medical treatment at the location for minor injuries and was then taken to the hospital.
The Met’s roads and transport policing command is conducting investigations to determine the situation.