Jonathan Rodriguez, 25, Dead In A Car Crash

Published on February 19, 2020, 5:03 pm
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On Saturday, February 15, 2020, at approximately 2320 hours, police responded to a 911 call of a motor vehicle collision on the Bruckner Expressway at Wheeler Avenue within the confines of the 43rd Precinct in Bronx.

A preliminary investigation revealed that a 25-year-old male was operating a 2019 Ford Fiesta northbound on the Bruckner Expressway in the right lane, when he rear-ended a 2017 Ford Explorer, operated by a 37-year-old male.

After the impact the 2019 Ford Fiesta struck a light pole which was affixed to the cement divider.

Both operators were removed to NYC Health + Hospitals / Jacobi in serious condition.

On Sunday, February 16, 2020, the 25-year-old male operator succumbed to his injuries.


Jonathan Rodriguez
455 E. 146 Street
Bronx, NY 10455

The investigation remains ongoing.

All charges are merely accusations and all defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to call the NYPD‘s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1800577TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 188857PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stopperswebsite or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All tips will be kept strictly confidential.


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