Police identify 2 teens who died in Saw Mill River Parkway crash
Two teens were killed and two others were injured in a rollover crash on the Saw Mill River Parkway in Yonkers early this morning.
Police say the single-car crash closed both southbound lanes of the Saw Mill Parkway where it enters the Cross County Parkway, just past the Yonkers Avenue overpass, around 12:45 a.m.
They say Ali Alghaithi, 17, of Manhattan, was ejected from the vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene.
Abdlwahab (Abdul) Abushaar, 17, of the Bronx, died later this morning at Jacobi Medical Center in the Bronx.
The 18-year-old driver and another passenger, a 15-year-old boy, were transported to Jacobi Hospital and are receiving medical treatment for their injuries.
For hours, traffic was being diverted off the parkway at Rumsey Road. The southbound lanes reopened shortly after 6 a.m.
Police are asking that anyone with information call county police at 914-864-7701.