A millionaire businessman has been named as Ron Carey.
Family friends confirmed 80-year-old Ron Carey from Canada died when the vintage car he was driving in collided with a truck along the busy M23 highway whilst he was driving his
They say Carey’s wife, Billi, was airlifted to hospital.
He is thought to have taken a wrong turn onto the busy motorway.
Ron – who owns a £3.8million classic car collection – was pronounced dead at the scene.
A Surrey Police spokesman said: “We can confirm that a man has sadly died following a collision on the southbound carriageway of the M23 near J7 Hooley in Sunday.
The collision, involving a car (1903 Knox Runabout Old Porcupine) and an HGV, took place around 10am.
“The driver of the car, an 80-year-old man, was pronounced dead at the scene shortly after the collision, and a female passenger has been taken to hospital by ambulance with serious injuries.
“Police have notified the man’s next of kin.”