A fatal crash following a high-speed chase on the A316 in the early hours of this morning, forcing Teddington residents to have severe delays.
The man tragically died as he crashed into a lorry fleeing from local police after it failed to stop.
A Metropolitan Police spokesman said: “The car was being pursued by police at the end of the collision after it had failed to stop.
“The emergency services attended and the driver, a man, was pronounced dead at the scene.”
The A316 remains firmly closed both ways at J1 but longer delays have been reported northbound between J2 M25 and J1.