Three killed, five injured in A22 motorway accident near Boliqueime

Three people were killed and another five were injured in an accident on the Via do Infante (A22) motorway near Boliqueime, Loulé this afternoon.

According to Portugal’s civil protection website, authorities were alerted to the accident at 3.43pm. There are 35 emergency service and police personnel at the scene, assisted by 17 vehicles.

TVI reports that four vehicles were involved in the crash. The people who were injured are said to have sustained only minor injuries.

Updates to follow.