NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Traffic was snarled for several hours on the Cross Bronx Expressway early Saturday after police say an 18-year-old driver was killed in a high-speed crash.
Investigators say his passenger is also in serious condition after the accident near the Bronx River Parkway exit in the Van Nest section.READ MORE: Police Arrest Man With 37 Prior Arrests In Connection To Attempted Burglary In The Bronx
The 18-year-old’s sedan rear-ended a tractor trailer before hitting another car, according to police.READ MORE: Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing On Fire Island Beach
It happened just after 5 a.m. on the southbound side of the Cross Bronx.
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No other injuries were reported as the accident remains under investigation.