OAK PARK, Mich. (WXYZ) — Six Oak Park High School students were involved in a serious car crash that resulted in two deaths.
Police say the car crash happened Friday night on Telegraph Road; a vehicle occupied by the six students was traveling at a high rate of speed.
At some point, the driver lost control and rolled the vehicle over. As they lost control, police say they went into a wooded area, struck a tree and the vehicle caught fire.
Two of the teens died after being ejected from the vehicle. Two are in critical condition and two have minor injuries.
Terry Harvey, a retired police officer, witnessed the crash and called 911.
"I was traveling Southbound on Telegraph and noticed a flash and burst of flames," Harvey told 7 Action News.
The district described it as a "tragic event" that affects the entire school community.
District counselors, social workers and school psychologists will be available to provide emotional support and grief counseling.