Two teens have died and two others were hospitalized after a crash involving three vehicles ignited a massive fire at a Rhode Island gas station Tuesday.
Authorities say Andrea D'Agostino, 87, was turning left onto Bishop Hill Road from Route 6 in Johnston just after 4 p.m. when her car crashed into the car 19-year-old Zachery Albanese was driving. The impact caused D'Agostino's car to veer off the roadway and into the parking lot of a Sunoco gas station. There, it struck an unoccupied SUV parked in front of a gas pump, Rhode Island State Police confirmed.
The gas station's manager told WJAR-TV he ran outside after two cars collided and the fire broke out.
"We were just taking the customers here and there was a loud bang," Zeshan Abid said.
One of Albanese's passengers, 18-year-old Taylor Reilly, died at the scene while another passenger, 18-year-old Dylan Laurenzo, died from his injuries on Wednesday at Rhode Island Hospital.
Albanese is still in critical condition. WJAR reports D'Agostino has since been released from the hospital.
The crash remains under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call state police at 401-444-1000.