Four people were killed and 11 others injured when a car collided with a van in the central Cuba town of Placetas, official media said Friday.

The accident occurred Thursday at the Kilometer 287 mark on the national expressway in Villa Clara province.

Ten of the injured were kept overnight at a nearby hospital, while the eleventh, an 18-month-old child, was admitted to a special pediatric facility.

Police are investigating to determine the cause of the accident, official daily Granma said.