The driver of a grey BMW, which overturned on Chertsey Road in Twickenham, has been pronounced dead at the scene.

Police discovered the vehicle at 12.25am and London Fire Brigade and London Ambulance Service were called to the scene.

The man, believed to be in his 30s, was pronounced dead at the scene at 12.52am.

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Further details about the crash on Chertsey Road

A man in his 30s has died after being discovered by police in an overturned grey BMW by Metropolitan Police.

More details on the incident

A man in his 30’s passed away in the early hours of this morning on the A316 in Twickenham.

Where the collision happened

Police believe the man was driving on the westbound carriageway but his car ended up on its roof on the eastbound carriageway.

The car landed on its roof on the A316 near the junction with Godfrey Avenue
The car landed on its roof on the A316 near the junction with Godfrey Avenue (Image: Google)

The car was discovered on its roof on the eastbound carriageway near the junction with Godfrey Avenue

Police discovered the grey BMW which had landed on its roof
Police discovered the grey BMW which had landed on its roof (Image: Google)

Traffic situation at present

As London’s rush hour begins, our traffic system Inrix tells us there is queuing traffic on the busy arterial road.

The bulk of the traffic is concentrated between Twickenham stadium and Apex Corner.

Roads reopened

The A316 was closed in both directions as emergency services fought to save the driver’s life.

The westbound carriageway, heading from west London towards Surrey and the M25, reopened at around 5.45am.

The eastbound carriageway has also reopened at 6.40am.

What happened?

A man believed to be in his 30s was discovered by police in an overturned BMW on the A316, Chertsey Road in Twickenham.

The car had landed on its roof on the eastbound carriageway near Godfrey Avenue but police believe it had originally been travelling in the westbound carriageway.

The car was discovered at 12.25am and London Fire Brigade and London Ambulance Service were called but the man was pronounced dead at the scene at 12.52am.