AN investigation is underway following a fatal collision on the A40 at East Acton.

Following reports of a burglary at a home in Harrow on Sunday evening, police pursued a car containing three people, while a helicopter was called in to assist.

At around 9pm, the car being chased moved on to the wrong side of the carriageway and hit a coach near the junction with Kingsdown Avenue.

Two people, a man and a woman, were pronounced dead and a second man was taken to hospital.

The road was closed while fire and ambulance crews attended.