Three dead after car smashes into building and bursts into flames in Westminster

Three people have died after a car smashed into a residential block and burst into flames in Westminster earlier this morning.

Emergency services rushed to the scene on Great Western Road shortly before 5am and found the vehicle on fire.

The blaze was extinguished, but three people were pronounced dead at the scene.

Police said there were not believed to be any other injuries and at this stage and no other cars were believed to be involved.

Work to identify the deceased and inform their next of kin is ongoing.

Police are appealing for witnesses or anyone with dashcam footage to come forward.

Several residents were evacuated from the building as a precaution.

This is a breaking news story, more to follow soon… Check back shortly for further updates.

Got a story? Get in touch with our news team by emailing us at [email protected] Or you can submit your videos and pictures here.

For more stories like this, check our news page.

Follow on Twitter and Facebook for the latest news updates. You can now also get articles sent straight to your device. Sign up for our daily push alerts here.

Source: Read Full Article