Man arrested after collision on M40

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A MAN has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a single vehicle collision on the M40 at junction 15 slip road near Leamington.

The incident occurred at around 2.05pm, on Saturday 27th October, northbound side.

A 20-year-old man from London, who police believe was a passenger in the vehicle, was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder. He suffered minor injuries.

Two children and a woman also travelling in the silver Peugeot 206 suffered minor injuries.

Detective inspector Dave Andrews said: “At this time we are treating the collision as a deliberate act. We’re keen to speak to anyone who saw the collision or an altercation between a man and a woman after they exited the car.

“I’d also ask anyone who has dash cam footage of the collision or the moments leading up to it to save it and make contact with police.”

Anyone with information about what happened is asked to call police on 101 quoting incident 188 of 27th October 2018. Alternatively, call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

  • J15 is at Warwick