NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) – A driver was killed and his passenger injured when an early morning collision with another car ended with their vehicle hitting a tree.
The New York Police Department says the 22-year-old man was driving a 2009 Subaru sedan on the northbound Hutchinson River Parkway in the Bronx around 2:30 a.m. Sunday.READ MORE: MTA, Union Leaders Call For More NYPD Officers To Patrol Subways After Off-Duty Conductor Nearly Blinded By Attacker
Police said a preliminary investigation showed that the Subaru was travelling northbound on the Hutchinson River Parkway and collided into a 2007 BMW driven by a 33-year-old woman travelling in the same direction.
Authorities say the car continued going, hitting the tree.READ MORE: New Jersey Native Jovan Collazo Accused Of Hijacking School Bus At Gunpoint, Holding Elementary School Students Hostage In South Carolina
The man and his passenger, a woman, were taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead and she was in critical condition.
The occupants of the other vehicle, the driver and a 48-year-old male passenger, were not injured and remained at the scene.
The identity of the deceased is pending proper family notification.MORE NEWS: NYPD Investigating Possible Hate Crime After Statue Of Polish Hero Father Jerzy Popiełuszko Is Vandalized
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