On Sunday, three separate collisions on the streets of the Big Apple resulted in at least four fatalities, including two 22-year-olds who died in a fiery collision and whose cars were completely destroyed.
Around 11:15 p.m., the carnage on the highway came to an end. Police reported that a 22-year-old man was traveling east on the Staten Island Expressway on Sunday when he crashed the Chevrolet Corvette he was driving into a guardrail.
They cautioned that the information was preliminary. Police reported that the young driver and his female passenger, who was also believed to be 22 years old, died on the spot.
Video from the scene shows that the Corvette was completely destroyed and charred from what appeared to be a fire that started after the impact.
Following a motorcyclist’s collision with a turning pickup truck at about 3:30 p.m. On Sunday, police said this was the second fatal accident to occur on Staten Island.
According to police, the truck was trying to turn left from New Dorp Lane onto 10th Street when the motorcyclist, a 29-year-old man, fatally collided with it. Attempting to pass the truck on the left side while moving in the same direction along New Dorp Lane, the motorcycle crashed into the rear driver’s side of the Dodge, according to the authorities.
After suffering significant head trauma, he was declared dead at the scene. The driver, who was 21 years old, remained on the scene after the incident, according to police.
Around 8 o’clock in the evening, a Jeep traveling west on Eastern Parkway in Crown Heights collided with an electric bike rider crossing the Brooklyn Bridge on Eastern Parkway as the Jeep attempted to make a left onto Schenectady Avenue.
The adult e-biker, who was not identified, was taken to King County Hospital, where he was later declared dead.
According to police, the Jeep’s driver stayed on the scene. Neither collision has been the subject of any charges.