On Tuesday, May 25, 2021, at approximately 0534 hours, police responded to a 911 call of a vehicle collision at Morris Park Avenue and Van Buren Street, within the confines of the 49th Precinct in the Bronx.
Upon arrival, police observed a 25-year-old female with trauma about the body and a 55-year-old male with trauma to his neck and legs.
EMS also responded and transported both the female and the male to NYC Health + Hospitals / Jacobi, where the female was pronounced deceased.
The male is currently listed in stable condition.
A preliminary investigation determined that the 25-year-old female was operating a 2005 Honda Odyssey van and traveling westbound on Morris Park Avenue, when she drifted out of her lane and collided head-on with a 2008 Ford Econoline van, operated by the 55-year-old male, which was traveling eastbound on Morris Park Avenue.
The NYPD’s Highway Collision Investigation Squad is investigating.
Following proper family notification, the deceased has been identified as indicated.
Bronx, NY 10457
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.
All tips will be kept strictly confidential.