A Milton resident pulled a teenager from a fiery car accident that killed two others when their car hit a tree and burst into flames early Friday morning, authorities say.
Massachusetts State Police say they responded to the single-car crash in Milton at 3:30 a.m. Police say the Mercedes-Benz was traveling northeast on Brush Hill Road between Truman Parkway and Route 138 when it went off the road and struck a tree.
A nearby resident rushed to the scene and pulled a 17-year-old boy, who was sitting in the back of the car, from the vehicle, according to police. Due to the fire, the resident was unable to assist the other two people in the car, police said.
The driver was a 24-year-old woman from Dorchester and the front seat passenger was a 23-year-old man from Mattapan. Both were pronounced dead at the scene, police said. The teenager was taken to Boston Medical Center for treatment of “serious injuries.”
Police have not released the names of the victims or the injured teen.
The crash is under investigation.