M11 fatal crash: Essex Police appeal for information

POLICE have appealed for witnesses after a driver died when his car crashed on the M11 at North Weald on Sunday, March 28.Officers were called to the southbound carriageway between Junctions 7 and 6 at about 5.25pm following reports that a blue Ford Ka c

POLICE have appealed for witnesses after a driver died when his car crashed on the M11 at North Weald on Sunday, March 28.

Officers were called to the southbound carriageway between Junctions 7 and 6 at about 5.25pm following reports that a blue Ford Ka car had veered off the road and overturned on an embankment.

Fire crews and an air ambulance were called but the driver, a 40-year-old man believed to be from South London, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The southbound carriageway of the motorway was closed for more than three hours while the vehicle was recovered and police carried out an initial investigation.

Anyone with information about the crash should contact Pc Bob Colbert at Chigwell Road Policing Unit on 0300 333 4444.