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A driver has died following a serious collision close to the M4 in West Drayton today (Friday April 28).

Police are currently at the scene of the collision, which has closed the A408 Stockley Road close to junction 4 of the M4, Heathrow Spur.

Transport for London (TfL) is warning motorists to avoid the area.

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Live blog comes to a close

We are now bringing our live blog to a close following the fatal collision in West Drayton this morning.

Emergency services including the Metropolitan Police, London Ambulance and London’s Air Ambulance were called to the scene on the Stockley Bypass, near the Cherry Lane roundabout, at just past 5am this morning.

A spokesman from London Ambulance Service said:

We treated one patient suffering cardiac arrest but sadly he died at the scene.


We also treated a second patient for shock, neck and wrist pain and took him to hospital as a priority.

The Metropolitan Police is urging witnesses to come forward by calling 101 or by contacting the Alperton Collision Investigation Unit on 020 8991 9555.

Motorists experienced delays on surrounding routes including the M4 and M25, as the road remained closed throughout the morning.

Further information on the incident can be found here:

http://www.getwestlondon.co.uk/news/west-london-news/stockley-road-crash-driver-pronounced-12957335

Stockley Road has reopened

Traffic remains heavy on surrounding roads

Traffic is still queuing on surrounding roads
Traffic is still queuing on surrounding roads (Image: Google Traffic)

A spokesman from London Ambulance Service told getwestlondon:

We were called at 5.12am today (28 April) to reports of a road traffic collision at Stockley Road, Hillingdon.


We sent two ambulance crews, two incident response officers, two single responders in cars, a motorcycle paramedic and also dispatched London’s Air Ambulance to the scene.

We treated one patient suffering cardiac arrest but sadly he died at the scene.


We also treated a second patient for shock, neck and wrist pain and took him to hospital as a priority.


Our latest update on the incident

As the Metropolitan Police confirm one of the drivers was pronounced dead at the scene, here is our latest update on the incident:

http://www.getwestlondon.co.uk/news/west-london-news/stockley-road-crash-driver-pronounced-12957335

Police appeal for witnesses

A spokesman from the Metropolitan Police said:

Police were called at around 0520hrs 28 April to two vehicles in collision on the Stockley Bypass, near the Cherry Lane roundabout, West Drayton.

Officers, LAS and air ambulance all attended.


One of the drivers was pronounced dead at the scene.

Other driver stopped at the scene.

No reports of any arrests at this time.

Enquires into the circumstances of the collision ongoing.

Witnesses to the incident or anyone with any information are asked to call 101 or the Alperton Collision Investigation Unit on 020 8991 9555

Driver pronounced dead at the scene

A spokesman from the Metropolitan Police told getwestlondon:

One of the drivers was pronounced dead at the scene.

The scene of the collision

This is the current scene at junction 4 of the M4 for Heathrow Airport / Uxbridge.

Junction 4 of the M4 for Heathrow Airport / Uxbridge
Junction 4 of the M4 for Heathrow Airport / Uxbridge (Image: Highways England)

Delays on M4 and M25

What we know so far

Following the serious collision on Stockley Road, here is everything we know so far:

http://www.getwestlondon.co.uk/news/west-london-news/stockley-road-collision-man-seriously-12956960

Heathrow Airport issues traffic warning

Man 'seriously injured'

Police were called to Stockley Road near to Cherry Lane Roundabout and Stockley Road bypass at 5.24am.

A spokesman from the Metropolitan Police told getwestlondon:

At this stage it is unclear what vehicles are involved but a man has been seriously injured in the crash.

The current travel situation

Google Traffic image shows severe delays on surrounding roads.

Stockley Road crash causes extensive delays
Stockley Road crash causes extensive delays (Image: Google Maps)

Video shows heavy traffic in the area

Motorists are advised to avoid the area

The road 'will remain closed for some time'

A408 closure

The accident, reportedly involving a car and van, happened in Stockley Road and the road is closed in the northbound direction at Cherry Tree Roundabout/M4.

Stockley Road northbound closure

Good morning, we will be bringing you live updates on a serious crash in West Drayton this morning which has closed Stockley Road northbound. Diversions are in place.