Woman, 25, dies and man arrested after horror crash

A woman has died and a man has been arrested after a car and a motorcycle collided in the early hours of Wednesday morning.

Police were called at around 1.30am to reports of a collision in Garratt Lane, Wandsworth.

Officers and London Ambulance Service crews attended the scene where a motorcycle and a Honda Civic had crashed.

A 25-year-old woman, who was a pillion passenger on the motorcycle, was seriously injured.

A 25-year-old woman has died in hospital following the crash (Picture: Google Street View)

She was treated at the scene by medics before being taken to a west London hospital, where she died on Thursday.

The male rider of the motorcycle, aged in his 40s, was also taken to hospital. His injuries were assessed as not life-threatening.

The 22-year-old driver of the Honda Civic was arrested on suspicion of drug driving and causing serious injury. 

He was taken to a west London police station and has been bailed pending further enquiries to a date in March.

A spokesman from the Met said: “Anyone who witnessed this incident or has footage should call police on 101 or message @MetCC on X quoting CAD 385/3JAN.”

(Picture: The Met)

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