Bronx, NY (February 5, 2021) – At 3 p.m. on Friday afternoon, February 5, a multi-vehicle accident with injuries occurred in the Bronx.
According to officials, the accident took place in the westbound lanes of the Bruckner Expressway around the area of 149th Street. Few details have been released but police confirmed that the crash happened when multiple vehicles collided, which led to extensive damages.
Paramedics and numerous other local responders were present at the scene of the accident to help those in need. One or more victims were hospitalized, though their conditions are not yet known.
The roadway was blocked in the area for an extended period of time until police cleared the scene.
The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues at this time.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in New York
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