BRONX, NEW YORK — One person was killed and four others were injured in a two-car crash in the Bronx.
NYPD were called in the early morning Sunday to the scene of the accident at Bronxwood Avenue and East 219th Street in the Williamsbridge section of the Bronx.
Witnesses describe it as a chaotic traumatic scene with a loud bang and people screaming.
A 28-year-old man driving a BMW south on Bronxwood Avenue struck a Cadillac headed east on 219th Street. The collision caused the vehicles to strike three parked cars and flip the Cadillac on its side.
The SUV started to smoke leaving one of the driver of the SUV close to death.
The driver of the Cadillac – Michael Rhone, 39, of the Bronx – was later pronounced dead at Jacobi Medical.
The driver of the BMW and his 29-year-old female passenger were taken to Jacobi Medical Center in critical condition. A 16-year-old boy and a 30-year-old man were also taken to Jacobi in critical condition.
The cause of the accident is still under investigation.
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