Three young men have been killed after a car crash in Brent Cross.

Police were called to Staples Corner retail park just before 11.30pm last night (April 14) to reports of a crash.

Five men, all believed to be aged in their early 20s, were found at the scene.

Three were pronounced dead, while the other two were rushed to hospital by London Ambulance Service (LAS).

One man is in a critical condition while the other has injuries not thought to be life-threatening.

A police spokesperson confirmed this morning (April 15) that it is not thought any other vehicle was involved in the crash.

Inspector William Mcdonald, 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 and no arrests have been made.

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