Long Island wreck involving stolen car claims 5 lives

February 14, 2018 - 2:34 pm

RIDGE, N.Y. (AP) — Police on Long Island say four vehicles — one of them stolen — have been involved in a devastating crash that has claimed five lives.

The wreck occurred Wednesday in the Suffolk County hamlet of Ridge, New York.

Newsday reports that one of the victims was in the stolen car. The other four were in another car.

An oil truck was also involved in the crash.

Images from the scene show a mangled vehicle and metal strewn along the road.

Police say they had been investigating a report of a stolen vehicle but were not engaged in a pursuit and did not witness the crash.


Information from: Newsday, http://www.newsday.com

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