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Three people killed in Staples Corner road traffic incident

Met Police have confirmed that three people have been killed and one critically injured after a car with five occupants was involved in a road traffic Incident.

Police were called at 11:26pm last night, Sunday, 14 April, to reports of a road traffic incident involving a car at Staples Corner retail park. It is not believed that any other vehicle was involved in the incident.

Officers attended the location along with London Fire Brigade, London Ambulance Service and London’s Air Ambulance. They found five people, all believed to be men aged in their early 20s.

Sadly three people were pronounced dead at the scene. Two other people were taken to hospital, one is in a critical condition while the other person’s condition has been assessed as not life-threatening.

Inspector William Mcdonald, one of the officers responsible for policing Barnet, said: “Emergency services responded last night to what seems to have been a terrible accident.

“An urgent police investigation is under way to establish the full circumstances, led by detectives from the Met’s Serious Collision Investigation Unit.

“Officers are in the process of informing the families of the five young people. The families will be supported by specialist officers. I send them my sincere condolences.”

Road closures remain in place at the scene. There has been no arrests made

Anyone who witnessed the incident but has not yet spoken with police is asked to call 101, reference 7502/14april.