TPD: Two arrested in Tampa street racing crash that killed two teens

Pictured: The scene of a street racing crash that left two minors dead. 

Two suspects were arrested Friday after a street racing crash killed two teens on South 20th Street in Tampa Sunday evening, officers said. 

The Tampa Police Department said 18-year-old Savion Griggs and a 17-year-old, who is not being named due to his age, were both driving separately, heading northbound on 20th Street when the crash happened. 

Booking photo for Savion Griggs. Courtesy: Tampa Police Department. 

The 17-year-old, who was driving a Hyundai Sonata tried changing lanes when he struck Griggs' left rear fender, police said. That's when the 18-year-old's, who was driving a Kia Optima, vehicle veered off the road and hit a chain link fence, TPD officials said. 

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The passengers, who were both 17 and 18 years old, were pronounced dead at the scene on Sunday evening. 

Griggs and the 17-year-old were both taken into custody and are facing two vehicular homicide charges each, authorities said. The 17-year-old will also face an additional charge of driving without a valid driver's license, according to officers. 

The investigation is ongoing, according to Tampa police.