On Monday, July 26, 2021, at 0039 hours, police responded to a 911 call of a vehicle collision at the Bruckner Expressway and Country Club Road, within the confines of the 45th Precinct in the Bronx.
Upon arrival, police observed on the entrance ramp to the Bruckner Expressway from Middletown Road a 29-year-old male unconscious and unresponsive, pinned inside of a vehicle.
EMS also responded and pronounced the male deceased at the scene.
A preliminary investigation determined that the male was operating a Honda Civic and traveling northbound on the Bruckner Expressway at an apparent high rate of speed when he struck a jersey barrier, flipped over onto the entrance ramp just north of Middletown Road, and struck an unoccupied tractor trailer parked at the location.
The NYPD’s Highway Collision Investigation Squad is investigating.
Following proper family notification, the deceased has been identified as indicated.
4008 Grace Avenue
Bronx, NY 10466
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.