Three people have died today after a car crashed into a residential building following a road traffic collision in west London.
Emergency services rushed to the junction of Great Western Road and Woodfield Road in Notting Hill after 4.50am and found the vehicle on fire.
The LFB extinguished the blaze but, despite the best efforts of emergency services, three people were pronounced dead at the scene.
Work to identify the deceased and inform their next of kin is ongoing.
Three people have died following a road traffic collision in Westminster
Emergency services at the scene at Great Western Road in Westminster
A number of residents were evacuated from the building as a precaution. A scene remains in place and enquiries are ongoing
There are not believed to be any other injuries and at this stage no other vehicles are believed to have been involved.
A number of residents were evacuated from the building as a precaution. A scene remains in place and enquiries are ongoing.
Detectives from the Serious Collision Investigation Unit are appealing for witnesses and those with dash cam footage to come forward following the incident.
Anyone who saw the car before the incident, or who has information, video or images that could help police, is urged to call 101 ref CAD 917/14 Sept.