Three people were rushed to hospital after a serious five-car pile-up in Croydon which saw a vehicle flipped on its head.

The ambulance service was called to the scene on Morland Road at 7.14pm yesterday, where they found two cars mangled and one overturned.

Three people were treated before being taken to hospital, as a fire crew worked to make the scene safe.

A spokesperson for the London Fire Brigade said: “Firefighters were called to a road traffic collision on Morland Road in Croydon last night.

Your Local Guardian: A photo from the scene (Kim Critchell)A photo from the scene (Kim Critchell)

“Five vehicles were in collision. No one was trapped in their vehicle.

“Crews made the scene safe.

“The Brigade was called at 1916 and the incident was over for firefighters by 1932.

“Two fire engines from Woodside and Wallington fire stations and a fire rescue unit from Croydon Fire Station were at the scene.”