Bronx, NY (June 11, 2020) – Two people were killed after a driver crashed into a pedestrian and a concrete barrier on the Bronx River Parkway. It happened early on Thursday morning, June 11th, at approximately 1:30 a.m.
For reasons that are under investigation, the driver of a 2019 Dodge Challenger veered off the exit ramp near East Gun Hill Road and crashed into a pedestrian and a barrier. The impact of the collision caused the vehicle to burst into flames and emergency crews were dispatched to the scene.
Authorities pronounced the driver deceased at the scene as the other victim was transported Jacobi Medical Center. The critically injured pedestrian succumbed to his injuries a short time later.
No further information was reported as the cause of this incident remains under investigation.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the families of the victims at this time.
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