NYPD identifies victims of fatal Hunts Point crash that left 2 others hurt

The crash happened on Bryant Avenue and Viele Avenue at around 3:18 a.m. when a white Chrysler struck an unoccupied oil truck.

News 12 Staff

Jan 21, 2024, 3:12 PM

Updated 178 days ago

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NYPD detectives have identified the two people who died in an early Sunday morning crash in Hunts Point which also left two others injured.
Twenty-one-year-old Jilvante Roberson, of Brooklyn, and 15-year-old Sabrina Villa-Gomez, of Rockland County, were pronounced dead on the way to the hospital, according to the FDNY.
The crash happened on Bryant Avenue and Viele Avenue at around 3:18 a.m. when a white Chrysler struck an unoccupied oil truck.
The two who were injured in the crash included a 17-year-old girl who was taken to SBH Health System in critical condition, and the driver, a 23-year-old male who was taken to Harlem Hospital in stable condition.
The circumstances surrounding the crash were not immediately clear.
No arrests had been made as of Sunday night.


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