OPER-EAST SIDE, MANHATTEN (WABC) – Two passengers were killed when a high-speed car crashed into an FDR Drive in the Upper East Side, closing all but one lane north.

The 33-year-old driver of the late Infiniti model failed to drive and crashed into a retaining wall around 5:45 a.m. Friday.

The car caught fire.

The driver managed to escape, but two passengers were trapped and died.

The driver was taken to New York Presbyterian Hospital in stable condition.

Detectives are finding out whether he exceeded the speed limit.

All but one lane north of FDR Drive were closed on 61st Street while the investigation continued.

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