2 dead, 4 injured after fiery car crash in Hempstead

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Sunday, December 24, 2023
Two dead after fiery car crash on Long Island
Authorities are investigating a fatal crash claimed the lives of two people in Hempstead Friday night.

HEMPSTEAD, Nassau County (WABC) -- A fiery crash on Long Island claimed the lives of two people Friday night.

Police say a 2005 Chrysler traveling eastbound on Fulton Avenue in Hempstead struck another vehicle carrying 4 people.

Authorities say the driver then tried to flee and hit three other vehicles before catching fire.

Firefighters arrived on the scene to extinguish the fire and both people in the Chrysler were pronounced dead.

Four people were taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

The investigation is ongoing.


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