1 Dead, 5 Injured in Cross Bronx Expressway Crash

Victim Killed After He Checks on Fender Bender

BRONX- A driver checking on the damage from a fender bender was killed when another car slammed into his during a six-car pile up on the Cross Bronx Expressway. 

Cops say the deadly chain reaction started at around 1:20 am on Feb 11, when two cars got into an accident on the highway. When the drivers got out to check their cars another vehicle slammed into the two parked cars. And then another three cars slammed into the crashed vehicles.  

During the course of the pile up, one of the vehicles struck the original driver checking on his damage. The impact threw him onto the roadway. Cops say he was pronounced dead at the scene. 

Six people from the pile up were taken to Jacobi Medical Center for Treatment. One man is in critical condition.

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