Three people have died after a car smashed into a residential block in west London, the Metropolitan Police have said.
Officers and emergency crews were called to Great Western Road in Notting Hill at around 4.50am and found the vehicle on fire.
The flames were extinguished but three people were pronounced dead at the scene.
Police are working to inform their families, and have asked for any witnesses or those with dashcam footage to come forward.
No other cars are thought to have been involved in the crash, and a number of residents were evacuated from the building as a precaution.
Work to identify those killed and inform their loved ones is ongoing.
Anyone with information can call police on 101 quoting the reference CAD 917/14 Sept.
A London Fire Brigade spokesman said: “Firefighters were called to reports a car had collided with a sheltered accommodation block.
“The vehicle was alight when crews arrived. Crews tackled the fire and led nine people to safety from the block via an internal staircase.”
More to follow.