UPDATE: Three dead in fiery crash in Leamington

The site of a single-vehicle crash that killed three people at Mersea Road 8 east of County Road 37 in Leamington. (Photo by Millar Hill)

The Ontario Provincial Police is investigating after a fiery crash on Mersea Road 8 in Leamington that killed three people Sunday night.

Just before 8 p.m., a vehicle left the road, hit a bridge embankment, and caught fire.

Police said they found three bodies inside the vehicle.

A section of Mersea Road 8 between Kent Road 1 and County Road 37 was closed for several hours but re-opened just before 6 a.m. Monday.

Anyone who saw the crash is asked to call the OPP at 1-888-310-1122, or Crime Stoppers at 1-519-258-8477.  Tips can also be left online at www.catchcrooks.com.