London man, 46, arrested on suspicion of attempted murder following motorway accident

A 46-year-old driver from London has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder following a motorway accident.

A vehicle hit the central reserve of the M40 in Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire, about six miles from the M25 just before noon. 14 on 26 October.

The black Volkswagen Touran was on its way to London when it turned into the reserve near junction two and stopped, reports Gloucestershire Live.

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A passenger then got out of the car and walked to the hard shoulder.

Thames Valley Police say no one was injured in the crash, but that a 46-year-old man from London was detained on suspicion of attempted murder on Friday (October 29).

It is unclear whether he was the driver or the passenger in the car.

A statement from the force said: “Near junction two of the London-going lane at Beaconsfield, the vehicle collided with the central reserve and stopped.

“The passenger got out of the vehicle and walked towards the hard shoulder of the highway.”

Investigating officer, Detective Jennifer Weaver, based at Aylesbury Police Station, said: “We are in the early stages of this investigation and I would appeal to anyone driving on the M40 last Tuesday around 2pm to contact us if they saw this.adverse event.



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“I especially appeal to anyone who may have a dash-cam in their cars to check their footage and get in touch if it has caught anything that could help this investigation.

“A man has been arrested in connection with this collision and has been released on bail until November 26, while the investigation continues.”

Anyone with any information can make a report online or by calling 101 with reference number 43210488842.

Alternatively, for 100% anonymity, you can also call the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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