A motorcyclist has died after he was involved in a crash with a van.

The incident happened in Falloden Way close to the junction of the North Circular just before 4pm yesterday afternoon (Wednesday).

A 25-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene at 4.32pm. Police officers are in the process of tracing his next of kin.

The road was closed for much of the evening while officers carried out investigation work.

The driver of the van was arrested at the scene on suspicion of death by careless driving and also failing to appear at court for an unrelated matter. He is in custody at a north London police station.

Police are appealing for witnesses to the crash.

Anyone with any information is asked to call the Serious Collision Incident Unit at Alperton on 02089919555.