Girl, 10, fighting for her life after M4 horror crash near Heathrow leaves four others injured

A 10-YEAR-OLD girl is fighting for her life after a four-car crash on the M4.

Four others were also injured in the smash near Heathrow Airport yesterday.

Police at the scene following a multi vehicle collision on the M4 on May 1Credit: PA

Drivers held up following the crash shortly before 2pm

Drivers held up following the crash shortly before 2pmCredit: Xavier R. Rolet

Police, paramedics and fire crews were called to the scene between J4 at Uxbridge and J3 A312 The Parkway shortly before 2pm.

An air ambulance rushed several people to hospital, including a schoolgirl, 10, with what cops said are life threatening injuries.

Four others are also believed to be hurt following the “serious” collision on the eastbound carriageway.

It sparked long delays on the major motorway while investigators collected evidence.

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Andy, who was travelling along the road at the time, tweeted: “Been sat on the M4 for 45 minutes due to an accident, all lanes closed.

“Helicopter just landed on the other carriageway. People everywhere.”

National Highways later warned motorists to expect hold-ups of at least an hour.

A spokesperson for the Met Police said: “At 1.43pm on Sunday, May 1, police were called following a road traffic collision involving four vehicles close to junction three of the M4 in West Drayton.

“Officers attended with the London Ambulance Service and the London Fire Brigade.

“The London Air Ambulance landed at the scene.

“A 10-year-old girl who was travelling in one of the cars has been transported by air to a south London hospital with injuries that are believed to be life-threatening.

“A further four people have been taken by ambulance to south and west London hospitals. We await updates on their condition.”

Anyone who witnessed the crash is urged to call police on 101, providing reference number 3666/01MAY.

A 10-year-old is fighting for life following the crash

A 10-year-old is fighting for life following the crashCredit: Katy Pullinger/Twitter


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