NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Charges were pending Saturday evening against the driver who police blamed for a crash that killed two teenage boys in the Rockaways.
The accident happened around 3 a.m. Saturday at Beach 41st Street and the Rockaway Freeway in the Arverne section of Queens. The A train elevated subway tracks run over the freeway.READ MORE: Long Island Hoping For Best But Bracing For Worst As Nor'easter Approaches: 'Get Prepared Now'
The 19-year-old was headed west on the Rockaway Freeway when his 2009 Toyota Corolla struck a concrete support pillar for the A train tracks, police said.
The front passenger, a 15-year-old boy, was pronounced dead at the scene, police said. The rear passenger, a 14-year-old boy, was pronounced dead shortly afterward at Jamaica Hospital, police said.READ MORE: Investigation Into Illegal Guns Leads To More Than 100 Weapons, 12 Arrests In Putnam And Westchester Counties
Police did not provide information about possible charges against the driver.
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