Updated Sunday a.m. with latest State Police info.
State Police report a driver from North Smithfield, RI ran a red light at Leverett Circle, sideswiped a car, then crashed through a fence and into the Charles River, killing himself and his passenger.
State Police say Brian Arcand's pickup was completely under the water when first responders arrived to the scene under the Green Line viaduct across from the State Police barracks around 6:40 p.m.
The Boston Fire Department reports Boston EMS transported both occupants - a man and a woman - to nearby Mass. General, where State Police report they were pronounced dead.
The department reports the pickup was lying on the passenger side in the water when first responders arrived.
Boston firefighters broke drivers side window to rescue two occupants. Quickly taken 30' to shore via R1 zodiac & MSP boat.
State Police say the occupants of the sideswiped car were not injured.
Where the guardrail used to be (Photo by BFD):
The pickup being winched out of the water around 8:30 p.m. (Photo by Bluestate1984):
After the occupants were rescued (Photo by BFD):