FIVE people have been arrested after three men, one of whom was dead, were thrown out of a van on a motorway near Sevilla. 

The three men were dumped in the gutter of the A-480 motorway, near the exit to the coastal town of Rota. 

DUMPED: Men were thrown from van near this stretch of the A-480

Security forces believe the three men were involved in a shooting which took place earlier. 

Police subsequently arrested one person, believed to be connected to the shooting, in Sevilla following a police chase.

Another four men, all foreign nationals, were arrested on the A-66 motorway after security forces intercepted the van. 

The two surviving men are being treated in hospital in Cadiz for serious injuries.

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