A second man has been arrested following a fatal collision in Waltham Abbey over the weekend.

Essex Police were called at around 8am on Saturday, October 12 to reports a black Volkswagen Golf lost control and collided with a tree off Crooked Mile. The vehicle came to a stop in a ditch.

A man died of his injuries at the scene and another man was taken to hospital with serious injuries where he remains.

Police believe two men who were travelling in the vehicle ran off.

A 21-year-old man from Wood Green, London, remains in custody on suspicion of burglary, aggravated vehicle taking, causing death by dangerous driving and failing to report a collision.

Anyone with information or dash cam footage is asked to call Essex Police’s Serious Collisions Investigations Team on 101 quoting incident 296 of 12/10

Alternatively, you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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