A man has been charged with causing death by dangerous driving after a car passenger died in a crash.

A man travelling in a Vauxhall Vectra was killed in a collision which happened on the M11 motorway in the early hours of January 8.

The Metropolitan Police says it was called at around 12.50am to reports of a crash near junction four, for the A406 in Woodford.

A Vauxhall had smashed into barriers while a BMW 1 Series had also been involved in the crash.

Police say a passenger in the Vauxhall, a man in his 20s, was pronounced dead at the scene. His next of kin have been informed with formal identification still to take place.

Three other men travelling in the Vectra were taken to hospital, including one who remains in a critical condition. The two other men have been discharged.

The Met has confirmed the driver of the Vectra was arrested before being charged with causing death by dangerous driving.

Hugues Mike, 24, of Sheffield, has also been charged with causing serious injury by dangerous driving, causing death when driving while disqualified, causing serious injury when driving while disqualified, driving without insurance and driving while disqualified.

He is due to appear in custody at Thames Magistrates’ Court on Monday January 10.

The driver of the BMW, a 22-year-old woman, was also arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving. She has been released under investigation.

Investigating officers continue to appeal for any witnesses, or anyone with dashcam footage that may have captured the collision or the moments before the collision, to call police on 101 or the witness line at Chadwell Heath Traffic garage on 020 8597 4874, quoting reference300/08jan.