Man found wandering near M25 in Havering with child, 5, arrested on suspicion of drink driving

PUBLISHED: 12:48 04 April 2017 | UPDATED: 13:28 04 April 2017

Fortunately no one was injured in the crash. Pic: Met Police

Fortunately no one was injured in the crash. Pic: Met Police


A man and a five-year-old child were found wandering in the middle of the night near the M25 in Havering following a car crash over the weekend.

Wreckage from the crash. Picture: Met Police Wreckage from the crash. Picture: Met Police

The incident occurred at around 3.15am on Sunday when it is believed a Ford Fiesta was involved in a single vehicle collision on the westbound A127 near junction 29, M25.

Shortly afterwards police discovered a 27-year-old man and a child walking along the slip road of junction 29.

Fortunately the child didn’t suffer any injuries in the collision although man was arrested on suspicion of drink driving and taken to a police station after providing a positive breath test.

The man has been bailed until early May.

The matter is being investigated by the Metropolitan Police Service Roads & Transport Policing Command.

Any witnesses to this incident or anyone who has any information is urged to contact 020 8345 4940.

Alternatively call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or tweet @MetCC with any information.

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