NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – An Orange County woman is dead and a teenage girl is in critical condition after a violent crash on the Major Deegan Expressway Saturday morning.
Police say a Ford Econoline slammed into the back of a truck on the southbound side of the Deegan near Brooke Avenue in the Mott Haven section of the Bronx just before 7 a.m.READ MORE: Police: Man Stabbed In Head With Machete After Argument At Walmart In Kearny, N.J.
EMS responded and pronounced the woman behind the wheel of the van, identified as 30-year-old Jennifer Parisella of Middletown, dead at the scene.
Three other passengers were inside the van, including a 14-year-old girl who was rushed to NYC Health + Hospitals/Lincoln in critical condition.READ MORE: Some Real Estate Agents Report Surge Of New Yorkers Moving From Manhattan To The Bronx
A 28-year-old man and 12-year-old boy were also in the wreck and were taken to area hospitals in stable condition.
Authorities say the 42-year-old driver of the Volvo Tractor the van struck from behind stayed at the scene and was taken to a nearby hospital in stable condition.MORE NEWS: Reopenings Continue On Broadway As 'Moulin Rouge! The Musical' Resumes Performances
Police have not made any arrests however, the NYPD Collision Investigation Squad is still investigating what led to the deadly crash.