Two young people are dead after a car slams into parked rig during sideshow stunt in New York City on Sunday.
The incident occurred on January 21st near the intersection of Bryant and Viele Avenues in the Bronx in NYC at 3:28 a.m.
21-year-old Gilvante Roberson, who was in the passenger seat, and 15-year-old Sabrina Villagomez, who was in the back seat, were both transported to a hospital in critical condition after the accident. Both succumbed to their injuries at the hospital.
Another 17-year-old girl sitting in the back seat was also injured in the incident and taken to a nearby hospital in critical condition. Her current condition is not known. The 23-year-old driver has not been identified, but was also hurt in the wreck. He is reportedly in stable condition. The work truck was empty at the time of the incident.
The NYPD is still investigating the incident to determine whether or not the driver will face charges.
“The hijacking of NYC roadways to drive recklessly endangers everyone,” NYPD Assistant Commissioner Kaz Daughtry wrote in a tweet. “We saw this at the fatal collision in the Bronx last night.”
The hijacking of NYC roadways to drive recklessly endangers everyone. We saw this at the fatal collision in the Bronx last night. And today, another group caused chaos by shutting down the Grand Central Parkway. Your NYPD quickly deployed drones and apprehended the offenders. Our… pic.twitter.com/Eoz2gBtIks— NYPD Assistant Commissioner Kaz Daughtry (@NYPDDaughtry) January 21, 2024