One man is dead and several others are injured following a crash involving several vehicles on the Penn Hill main road in Manchester.

Head of the Manchester Police, Superintendent Vendolyn Cameron Powell, says two trucks were travelling on the Penn Hill main road around 7 o’ clock when a driver tried to overtake the truck in front of him.

Superintendent Powell says both drivers lost control of the the trucks, causing one of them to collide into several oncoming vehicles.

The other truck ran off to road and crashed into a house.

Several occupants of the house were injured and have been taken to the Mandeville Hospital.

Superintendent Powell says persons from the other vehicles were also injured.