ACCIDENT VICTIMS IDENTIFIED
Police have identified the two victims killed in a car accident in Jamaica Hills earlier this month.
On Sunday, April 5 at 4:26 a.m., police responded to a 911 call of a motor vehicle accident in front Thomas Edison High School located at 165-65 84 Ave. FDNY personnel responded and were able to extinguish the car fire at the scene. Police observed two men unresponsive and unconscious with severe burn trauma; EMS responded and pronounced both victims died at the scene The two victims have been identified as Charles Dillon, 23, and Glenn Wade, 23, both of St. Albans
Further investigation by the NYPD’s Highway Patrol Collision Investigation Squad determined that a 2001, Nissan, Maxima was traveling eastbound on the Grand Central Parkway service road and lost control coming off the roadway and struck construction scaffolding located in front of Thomas Edison High School, the car became engulfed in flames with both occupants remaining inside. The investigation is ongoing.