According to Faro's District Rescue Operations Command, the fatalities are two men, aged 45 and 44. The seriously injured is a 20-year-old man.

On site there were 27 operatives, from the Albufeira Voluntary Fire Brigade, GNR, INEM and the Red Cross, supported by 13 vehicles.

The accident occurred on the stretch of road that crosses the parish of Ferreiras, municipality of Albufeira, and the alert was given at 8:48pm, according to information available on the website of the National Emergency and Civil Protection Authority.