Four people have been confirmed dead following an accident on Agnes Avenue in Kya Sand this afternoon.
According to eyewitnesses, a police van allegedly careered into the pedestrians killing them instantly.
Two police officers also sustained injuries and have been transported to hospital.
The road has been closed off and motorists are urged to use alternative routes.
This is a developing story more details will be published as they become available. Douglasdale Police will issue a full statement shortly.