Shakespeare struck two vehicles after crossing over three lanes of traffic before hitting the guard rail and crossing into the eastbound lanes.
Killed were two of Shakespeare's four passengers, 16-year-old Akeam Grant and 34-year-old Layon Campbell, both of Brooklyn. He was taken to Elmhurst Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Two are in critical condition, one is in serious, but stable condition and five suffered minor injuries, police said. He was subsequently pronounced dead at the scene, the New York Post reported. The driver of the Mercedes-Benz complained of right shoulder pain.
The rear left seat passenger, a 21-year-old man, was treated for a laceration to his right arm at NY Hospital of Queens.
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