Father, son killed, 2 children injured after car crashes into brick wall in New Rochelle

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Monday, October 4, 2021
Father, son killed after car crashes into brick retaining wall in New Rochelle
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A father and son were killed, and several others were injured during a tragic car accident in New Rochelle Sunday.

NEW ROCHELLE, New York (WABC) -- A father and son were killed and the man's two other children critically injured during a car accident in New Rochelle Sunday.

Police say the crash happened around 1:30 a.m. on Pelhamdale Avenue at the intersection of the Hutchinson River Parkway Northbound exit ramp.

Authorities say the gray Nissan Altima crashed head on into a brick retaining wall off the exit ramp of the parkway.

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The driver, 37-year-old Troy Carter, of Hempstead, suffered severe injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The front seat passenger, 11-year-old Tiara, was critically injured but is recovering in the hospital.

Twin brothers, 7-year-olds Carmello and Romello, were found in the back seat.

They were rushed with severe injuries to Jacobi Hospital, where Carmello later died.

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The cause of the accident is still under investigation.

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