A woman had died following a fatal car crash.

Police were called to reports that a car had crashed into a tree at around 12.40am on Sunday, January 26 at Cattlegate Road at the junction of Burnt Farm Ride, Enfield.

A 20-year-old woman from Enfield, who was a passenger in the car, was taken to hospital but died due to her injuries on Tuesday, January 28.

Her family has been informed and are being supported by specialist officers.

The woman’s identity is yet to be confirmed by police.

A 22-year-old man, who was driving the car, was arrested at the scene on suspicion of driving whilst unfit through drink or drugs.

He was later also arrested on suspicion of causing injury by dangerous driving.

The man has now been released under investigation.

The inquiry is being led by detectives from the Met’s Serous Collision Investigation Unit.

Detectives are appealing for anyone with information to come forward.

Detective Constable Jade Williamson, said: “A young woman has tragically lost her life and we owe it to her family to find out why. In particular I would ask anyone who saw the incident, or who saw the red Vauxhall Corsa involved being driven before the collision, to call police or Crimestoppers. Your information could be vital in helping us to give a grieving family the answers they deserve.”

Any witnesses or anyone with any information is asked to call police on 020 8597 4874 or contact via Twitter @MetCC. Please quote CAD 334/26JAN.

To give information anonymously contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or online at crimestoppers-uk.org.