ROSELLE, NJ - (Update) The names have been released of the two victims in the early morning crash on the 1100 block of St. Georges Ave. in Roselle on Saturday.
Police said, the driver Fabiana Escandon 22, from Linden, was behind the wheel of a Nissan Sentra and was transported to a local hospital in critical condition. Escandon later died as a result of her injuries. The second driver Oscar Chaviano, 64, of Elizabeth was behind the wheel of a Subaru Impreza, and died at the scene.
The Roselle officer was treated at the hospital for an injury to his hand while trying to rescue one of the victims from the burning vehicle.