Tragedy in Queens as Drunk Driver Kills Newly Engaged Couple in Horrific Car Crash

A Pesach tragedy happened this morning as 2 were killed when five cars collided on the Nassau Expressway in Inwood, NY.

Additionally five others were injured, and two of those injured are now under arrest for allegedly driving while intoxicated.

“It’s very early in the investigation, but homicide detectives are interviewing two individuals as to the possibility that they were DWI,” Nassau County police Detective Lieutenant Richard LeBrun said.

Engagement picture of the couple who perished

The name of the deceased was released as Yisroel Levin A”H of Flatbush, Brooklyn and his bride to be, Elisheva Kaplan A”H of Far Rockaway. They were tragically trapped when their car caught on fire during the crash at around 1:42 a.m. on Wednesday morning.

The couple were said to be married within 2 months. Mr Levin was a student in the Mir Yeshiva in Israel.

May the families be comforted among the mourners in Zion.