On Thursday, April 11, 2019 at approximately 1543 hours, police responded to a collision in the vicinity of Randall Avenue and Coster Street in the confines of the 41 Precinct in Bronx.
Upon arrival, officers discovered a 67-year-old male operator unconscious and unresponsive at the scene.
EMS arrived and transported the male to Lincoln Hospital where he was pronounced deceased.
A preliminary investigation determined the 67-year-old operator of a Freightliner tractor trailer made a left turn onto Randall Ave from Coster Street, mounted the sidewalk and struck a utility pole at the location. The tractor trailer continued westbound on the sidewalk striking an occupied parked 2007 Dodge Caravan (vehicle #2) into the roadway, then subsequently struck an unoccupied 2000 Ford Pick-Up truck (vehicle #3) causing a chain reaction. The Ford truck struck an unoccupied parked 1999 Dodge Caravan (vehicle #4) which in turn struck an unoccupied parked 2012 Toyota Camry (vehicle #5). The front passenger of vehicle #2 was also removed to Lincoln Hospital in stable condition for neck and back pain.
Atlas Banks, 67
20638 Forest Road
Milton, DE 19968
Family has been notified.
The incident is being investigated by NYPD’s Highway Collision Investigation Squad.