NYC road accident: Car flips into Steinway creek, kills 4

A 2009 Honda Accord tumbled into a creek in New York, near an industrial area on April 5 (Sat), killing four (4) of its passengers. The car hit a curb then flipped into the East River inlet.

NYC road accident - car flip into Steinway creek

The driver of the car was able to survive the mishap, while his four passengers were pronounced dead in the hospital. They were identified as: Darius Fletcher (21), Jada Monique Butts (19), Crystal Gravely (19) and Jaleel Furtado (20). They died due to entrapment in the submerged car.

The accident happened on Friday at around 10:30 p.m.

Police sought the help of a car service company that has security cameras installed near the accident area, in hope to know the vehicle's speed prior to its deadly flip.

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