On Wednesday, December 02, 2020, at approximately 1525 hours, police responded to a 911 call of a motor vehicle collision, involving two vehicles at the intersection of E. 179 Street and Grand Concourse, within the confines of the 46th Precinct in the Bronx.
Upon arrival, responding officers discovered a 64-year-old male, unconscious and unresponsive with trauma about the body.
EMS responded to the location and transported the male to BronxCare Health System, where he was pronounced deceased on Monday, December 14, 2020.
Preliminary investigation revealed that Vehicle #1, a green 2003 Subaru Sedan, operated by a 58-year-old female, was traveling northbound on Grand Concourse, when Vehicle #2, a 2008 Nissan Altima, operated by a 64-year-old male and traveling in the same direction, rear-ended vehicle #1 after the operator suffered a medical episode.
The operator of vehicle #1 remained on scene and was removed to St. Barnabas Hospital, in stable condition for neck and back pain.
A 32-year-old female passenger in vehicle #1 was not injured and refused medical attention at the scene.
Following proper family notification, the deceased has been identified as follows.
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There have been no arrests made and the investigation remains ongoing.
Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to call the NYPD‘s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1–800–577–TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1–888–57–PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers‘ website or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.
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