Two people died after the BMW they were in was involved in a fiery crash with a garbage truck in Inwood early Saturday morning.
Nassau County police said the BMW heading southbound on Sheridan Boulevard when it collided with a westbound garbage truck at the corner of Bayview Avenue, causing both vehicles to become engulfed in flames at 4:15 a.m.
Inwood Fire Department firefighters extinguished the flames. The two people in the BMW were pronounced dead at the scene.
The truck driver was taken to a local hospital, where he was treated for non-life threatening injuries.
Detectives are continuing the investigation.