STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. (PIX11) – Two people died in a fiery crash on Staten Island Sunday night, according to the NYPD.
Police said a Corvette hit a guard rail on the Staten Island Expressway around 11 p.m. The car overturned onto the main roadway, struck a 2018 Ford F150 pick-up truck and burst into flames, authorities said.
The driver, a 22-year-old woman, died at the scene, police said. A passenger, also a 22-year-old woman, was ejected from the Corvette and was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.
The expressway was shut down for hours but has since reopened.