Three people died when a car crashed into a sheltered accommodation block and burst into flames.
The blaze was extinguished but the three people who were in the car were pronounced dead at the scene. No other vehicles are thought to have been involved in the crash.
Emergency services are working at the scene of a collision in which three people were killed in Great Western Road & Harrow Road #Westminster #W9.
Detectives urge witnesses & anyone with dash cam footage to 📞 101 ref 917/14 Sept.https://t.co/GVAFYKy5i2
— Metropolitan Police (@metpoliceuk) September 14, 2021
Fire crews evacuated nine people from the building as a precaution.
A London Fire Brigade spokesman said that their 999 call handlers took 20 calls to the blaze, and sent four fire engines along with two rescue units.
Police are now working to identify those who died and inform their families.
Three people have sadly died following a road traffic collision in #NottingHill this morning. Firefighters were called to reports a car had collided with a sheltered accommodation block. The vehicle was alight when crews arrived https://t.co/OJBiqo4QIT pic.twitter.com/ANWlpCGNZj
— London Fire Brigade (@LondonFire) September 14, 2021
A cordon has been set up at the junction of Harrow Road and Great Western Road and is expected to be in place for several hours.
Police have appealed for anyone with information, video or photographs that could help the investigation to contact them on 101 quoting the reference CAD 917/14 Sept.