Teen killed in collision as man arrested on suspicion of driving under influence

An 18-year-old man was killed after a fatal collision in north west London.

Police were called to the scene near Stonebridge Park station at around 2.35am on Saturday, January 22.

Officers found a critically injured man on Harrow Road near the junction with the North Circular Road, but no vehicle had stopped at the scene.

The London Ambulance Service also attended the incident, but the teenager was pronounced dead at the scene.

His next of kin have been informed and are being supported by specialist officers.

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Following a police enquiry, a man was arrested at around 5.20am at an address in the Willesden area.

The man was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving, failing to stop at the scene of an accident and driving under the influence of alcohol.

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The Met’s investigation is being led by officers from Roads and Transport Policing.

Any witnesses who are yet to speak with police are asked to call 101, ref 865/22jan.

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