LONG ISLAND CITY, Queens — Three people were killed early Saturday morning after a vehicle plunged into a creek in Queens, fire officials said.
First responders were called to the area near Borden Avenue and 29th Street in Long Island City around 4:45 a.m., according to the FDNY.
Fire officials said the vehicle went over a hill and landed in the water at Newtown Creek.
FDNY divers and rescue teams responded to the scene and pulled three people from the water, officials said.
The victims — later revealed to be Luis Cuadros, 30, of Queens; and Quameek Mac, 25, of Freeport — were taken to area hospitals, but none survived, officials said.
A third victim has still gone unidentified.