Officers are investigating an overnight car accident on the Long Island Expressway that left two people dead early Tuesday.
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Police found an Audi sedan turned on its side along the expressway about 12:57 a.m. near Pomonok, Queens.
The male driver and female passenger were pronounced dead at the scene by emergency workers.
Investigators said the car was traveling westbound on the six-lane expressway near the Utopia Parkway exit when it left the road, flipped on its side and hit a tree ahead of the Kissena Boulevard exit.
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