Police have confirmed that three people lost their lives in a bus accident today.
A Tepatasi bus travelling from Apia to Falelatai ended up in two pieces after smashing onto an oncoming vehicle.
According to a bystander at the scene, the driver apparently lost control of the bus and smashed onto the vehicle.
It is believed the bus was fully loaded with passengers who are in critical condition in hospital.
More reports on the accident soon.