WANTAGH, N.Y. (WPIX)—Three people were killed and another was injured in a fatal car accident early Monday morning on the Wantagh State Parkway.
The accident occurred just minutes before 3 a.m. in the southbound lanes of the Wantagh Parkway near Merrick Road according to Nassau County police. Authorities said the victims were traveling in a Honda Civic which veered off the roadway and struck a tree.
Police say those killed in the crash are the male driver, a 19-year-old woman, who was sitting in the front passenger seat, and a 23-year-old man, who was riding in the back seat.
Another 19-year-old woman was rushed to Nassau University Medical Center after sustaining a broken pelvis.
The three people killed in the crash were pronounced dead at the scene. Police are waiting to notify the victims' families before releasing their identities.