- The ages of those who have died have been reported as 28, 24, 15, 15, and 12
- West Yorkshire Police were called to Stonegate Road in Leeds at 10pm yesterday
- It is thought the Renault Clio, which was stolen, crashed into a tree on the road
- Two 15-year-old boys are understood to have been taken into custody over crash
Five people are reported to have been killed after a stolen car crashed into a car in Leeds.
The group included three children and two other boys are in custody over the incident.
At around 10pm yesterday West Yorkshire Police were called to Stonegate Road in Meanwood to deal with the incident reportedly involving a Renault Clio.
Scene picture on Stonegate Road, Leeds, where five people were killed, including three children, after stolen car collided with a tree last night. Two 15-year-olds have been arrested
A damaged tree can be seen on the right hand side as a policeman stands behind a police cordon this morning
At around 10pm yesterday West Yorkshire Police were called to Stonegate Road in Meanwood to deal with the incident reportedly involving a Renault Clio
The force said in a statement: ‘Police dealing with a serious road traffic collision, Stonegate Road, Meanwood, Leeds.
‘Road currently closed in both directions between Stainbeck Lane and Stainbeck Avenue.
‘Please avoid until further notice.’
An eyewitness reported 10 emergency vehicles including police cars, fire engines and ambulances rushing to the scene.
The two boys are said to be 15-years-old and those killed were two adults aged 28 and 24 as well as three children – two aged 15 and one aged 12, according to ITV.
Stonegate Road is expected to remain closed for much of Sunday.
The families of those killed have been informed.