Shocking video shows horror crash that killed three women after ‘drunk’ Mercedes driver, 22, slammed into car
SHOCKING footage shows the moment a suspected drunk driver allegedly killed three women as they left a sweet 16 party.
Officers said Dante Lennon, 22, was behind the wheel of a Mercedes sedan that t-boned a Lincoln town car in Long Island just after 11pm on May 21.
Three of the women inside the car were killed, CBS2 reported.
The victims, who haven't been identified, were pronounced dead at the scene.
Cops told the New York Post that the women had left a sweet 16 party in New Hyde Park.
Meanwhile, the driver and two passengers were taken to hospital and are in a stable condition.
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CCTV footage that was shared with CBS captured the moment the Mercedes plowed into the Lincoln.
Both cars were sent hurtling down the road as a result of the impact.
One witness, a Table7 restaurant worker, said he heard a loud bang.
He told CBS: “It looked like a T-bone, a little bit, and it was devastating. It was, like, elderly people that was (sic) in there, just really sad.”
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And, Jaylen Augustin told NBC New York: “When I came out I just see tires, pieces, everywhere on the floor.
“Right away called 911 to get some help, see what’s going on.”
Cops have charged Lennon, of Freeport, with three counts of vehicular manslaughter and driving while intoxicated.
He was injured in the crash but these are believed to be non-life-threatening.
Officers said Lennon will be arraigned as soon as medically possible.
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It remains unknown if he has an attorney.
Investigations into the crash remain ongoing.
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