Five people are reported to have been killed in two car crashes in Yonkers, New York at night.
Police said a speeding driver collided with another vehicle carrying four people on Riverdale Avenue and Culver Street around 10:30 PM.
Police said that the “catastrophic” accident resulted in the killing of four people in one car and the death of a fifth person in the second car.
Four victims were announced dead at the scene, while a fifth person died in hospital. Eyewitnesses said that the impact of the accident split one of the cars in two.
Police did not identify the victims.
This friend described the men as high school graduates.