LINDENHURST, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — A car filled with four people slammed into a fire hydrant and a tree early Monday morning on Long Island, killing two of them and critically injuring the others.
The crash happened shortly before 5:30 a.m. on North Wellwood Avenue and Lenox Street in Lindenhurst.
Sixteen-year-old Joseph Galdorisi, who was sitting in the front passenger seat, was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.
A 22-year-old female passenger in the backseat was rushed to Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center, where she later died. Her name has not yet been released.
The driver, 17-year-old David O’Brien did survive. As did another passenger, 16-year-old Daniel Ozuroski. Both remain in critical condition at the hospital.
The investigation is ongoing.