Three people were killed and four were injured in a horrific accident near Kenai on Saturday, police said.
A small passenger car was “speeding” south on the Kenai Spur Highway near Mile 15 when it passed a vehicle on the right, lost control and crossed into oncoming traffic, the Kenai Police Department wrote on Facebook. . . Police said the car collided with a pickup truck going north.
“Both vehicles caught fire and eyewitnesses pulled passengers out of the burning debris,” the police wrote.
Police said all three people in the car died and four people in the pickup were brought to Central Peninsula Hospital for non-life-threatening injuries.
“Investigation is on to identify the deceased and inform the next of kin,” the police wrote.