Three were found dead in Enjil district of western Herat province and were rushed to Herat’s provincial hospital, said Mohammad Arif Jalali, head of the hospital.
The car in which the victims were travelling in crashed into a tree and burst into flames upon impact, said Mr. Jalali. Three have died of severe burns in the car fire.
A fourth person who was injured in the fire was fallen out of the vehicle.
He was listed in unstable health condition, according to the source.
The rate of fatal car crashes has climbed in the province, and according to authorities, speedy driving appears to be the cause of most vehicle accidents.