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2 people dead and two injured in head on collision outside Brooklyn’s Kings Plaza mall

By Mason White 5:30 PM May 20, 2014
Scene of the incident 

By: Devansh Dutt
(Scroll down for video) Two people are dead while two people were injured after a head on collision outside the Kings Plaza shopping mall, police in New York said.

Brooklyn police said that the two vehicles collided at the busy intersection on Monday night, causing one car to split in half when it hit a utility pole.

The two victims who died, were in a Nissan Maxima, driving south on Flatbush Avenue in Marine Park, shortly after 6:30 p.m. Their car hit a BMW turning onto Avenue U from northbound Flatbush Avenue.

The passenger of the Maxima, 18-year-old Christina Wipper, was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the Maxima, 20-year -old Philbert Martin Williams, was taken to Coney Island Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The driver and passenger of the BMW were taken to Kings County Hospital with minor injuries. Police released a video showing how the Maxima was traveling much faster than the other cars on Flatbush Avenue before it crashed into the BMW.