TWO young men remain in critically ill following a country lane car crash involving two vehicles in Stanmore.
A Honda and a Fiesta were travelling in the same direction from Stanmore towards Bushey along The Common at 4.45am yesterday when they somehow collided, left the road and both ended up in a ditch.
The driver and the front seat passenger of the Fiesta, both aged approximately 20 years old, are in a critical condition in hospital while the rear seat passneger has what police describe as 'serious injuries'.
The man behind the wheel of the Honda, aged 36, has 'moderate injuries' and was discharged from hospital later that day.
He was arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving and causing grievous bodily harm and was given police bail.
A police statement said: "At this early stage of the investigation, the exact movements of each vehicle leading up to the collision are not fully established but are significant to the investigation."
The incident is being investigated by the Collision Investigation Unit at Alperton and officers are seeking anyone with information relevant to the investigation to contact them.
* Call the dedicated witness line on 0208 998 5319 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.