Car Hits Tractor-Trailer, SUV on Cross Bronx Expressway; 1 Dead: NYPD - NBC New York

Car Hits Tractor-Trailer, SUV on Cross Bronx Expressway; 1 Dead: NYPD

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    Car Hits Tractor-Trailer, SUV on Cross Bronx Expressway; 1 Dead: NYPD
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    A wrecked car is loaded onto a police vehicle after a crash that killed an 18-year-old man on the Cross Bronx Expressway.

    A car crashed into the back of a tractor-trailer on the Cross Bronx Expressway early Saturday, then struck a guardrail and an SUV, police said. One person died in the crash. 

    Carlos Pereyra Batista, 18, was pronounced dead at the scene, the NYPD said. His 17-year-old passenger was taken to Jacobi Medical Center where he was listed in stable condition. 

    He was driving a black sedan southbound near the Bronx River Parkway at a high rate of speed when he came upon stopped traffic and crashed into the back of a tractor-trailer, police said. 

    Pereyra Batista lost control of his car and struck a guardrail, then hit a white Toyota RAV4, police said. 

    The drivers of the tractor-trailer and SUV remained at the scene, police said. Neither were injured. 

    Delays were reported on the Cross Bronx hours later on Saturday morning.

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