Man charged following fatal collision on A40

One woman killed, another injured in August collison

A man has been charged after a woman died in a collision on the A40 in west London.

Rida Kazem, 23, of Costons Avenue, Greenford, was charged on Monday 12 December, with the following offences:

  • Causing death by dangerous driving;
  • Causing serious injury by dangerous driving;
  • Failing to provide a sample of blood.

He has been bailed to appear at Uxbridge Magistrates’ Court on 10 January 2023.

The charge relates to a collision on the westbound A40 near to Park Royal Underground Station at 3:48am on Monday, 22 August. A 33-year-old woman died at the scene when a Range Rover collided with a Tesla. Her family have been informed of the charge and continue to be supported by officers.

The impact was so great it sent the Range Rover onto the railway track nearby and the Piccadilly Line was partly suspended.

Police officers attended along with ambulance colleagues. The driver of the Range Rover driver, a man in his 20s, was taken to hospital, his condition described as ‘critical’. The condition of a second Range Rover passenger, a woman in her 20s, was not described as life-threatening,

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