London

Police pursuit ends in fatal collision with lorry on A316

A man has died after a car being pursued by police was involved in a collision with a lorry in south-west London.

Officers gave chase after the driver of the car failed to stop at about 04:30 GMT.

The motorist was pronounced dead at the scene on the southbound carriageway of the A316 at Kempton Park.

An investigation by the Independent Police Complaints Commission has begun.

The A316 is expected to remain closed in both directions for most of the day.

The Met Police said next of kin had been informed. The driver of the lorry was unharmed.