Three people killed after car crashed into sheltered housing block and caught fire in Notting Hill
- Three people have been killed today after a car crashes into a building in Notting Hill
- Emergency services arrived and found the vehicle on fire
- The LFB extinguished the fire, but three people were pronounced dead
- As a precaution, a number of residents have been evacuated from the building
Three people have been killed today after a car crashed into a protected block of flats following a road accident in west London.
Emergency services rushed to the junction of Great Western Road and Woodfield Road in Notting Hill after 4:50 am and found the vehicle on fire.
The LFB extinguished the fire, but despite all the efforts of the emergency services, three people were pronounced dead at the scene.
Work is underway to identify the deceased and inform their next of kin.
Three people have died in a traffic accident in Westminster
Emergency services on site at Great Western Road in Westminster
A number of residents have been evacuated from the building as a precaution. A scene remains in place and investigations are underway
No other injuries were reported and no other vehicles are involved at this time.
A number of residents have been evacuated from the building as a precaution. A scene remains in place and the investigation continues.
Investigators from the Serious Collision Investigation Unit are calling on witnesses and people with dashcam images to report after the incident.
Anyone who has seen the car before the incident, or has any information, videos or images that could help police are urged to call 101 ref CAD 917/14 Sept.