The driver of a Range Rover has been arrested and is in custody after a fatal crash on the A3 in Wandsworth.

At 12.25am on Monday, January, 29 officers on patrol attempted to stop a Range Rover on the A3 close to Roehampton Lane.

The car failed to stop, and a pursuit was authorised.

The Range Rover then crashed with a motorbike and officers provided first aid to the motorbike rider.

The London Fire Brigade and London Ambulance Service were also called to the scene.

The rider, a male, died at the scene.

Officers are working to establish this person’s identity.

The driver of the Range Rover has been arrested on suspicion of failing to stop for police, causing death by dangerous driving, theft of motor vehicle and driving under the influence of drugs.

The Directorate of Professional Standards has been informed and a referral has been made to the Independent Office for Police Conduct.

The IOPC has declared an independent investigation which the Met will fully support.

Any witnesses yet to speak with police or anyone with dashcam footage is asked to contact the Met via 101, ref 110/29jan.