By CBSNewYork Team

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Two people were killed when a BMW slammed into the back of a tractor-trailer overnight on the Major Deegan Expressway.

The crash happened shortly after midnight in the southbound lanes near Fordham Road.

The white BMW sedan ended up wedged between the big rig and the pavement.

A male driver and his female passenger died at the scene. Their names and ages have yet to be released.

CBSNewYork Team