Five people were killed and seven others injured Wednesday in a road collision in the southeastern province of Santa Rosa, Guatemalan first responders said.

The accident occurred near Chiquimulla on the road leading to the Salvadoran border, a spokesperson for fire rescue told radio stations.

Three women were among the dead in the crash, which involved a transit van and a beverage delivery truck.

The injured survivors were taken to a hospital in the neighboring province of Escuintla, fire rescue said. EFE