Yonkers, NY (July 14, 2020) – One person was killed and several others injured in a collision that was reported on Monday afternoon, July 13th, in the northbound lanes of the Sprain Brook Parkway at around 1:22 p.m.
According to New York State troopers, a 2010 Honda Odyssey van being driven by 57-year-old Jerry Zang of Queens was rear-ended by a 2017 Toyota Sienna being driven by 44-year-old Besim Shala of Brewster. The van was pushed into a stationary New York State Department of Transportation vehicle and a passenger in the rear portion of the van was ejected.
Emergency crews arrived at the scene where the passenger in the Odyssey, identified as Yong Shen Yin, 63, of Queens, was pronounced deceased. All others involved suffered non-life-threatening injuries during the crash.
Authorities continue to investigate the events that led to this incident.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of Yong Shen Yin at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of their full recovery.
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