A 25 year old man died in a car accident in New York City around 4:00 am this morning. The man was riding a car driven by a 22 year old driver who may have been drunk or high according to the police. The car had a Taxi & Limousine Commission license plate. So far it is not clear if the passenger knew the driver or if he was a customer.
As he was attempting to exit the Bronx River Parkway at East Gun Hill Road in the Bronx, the driver lost control of his vehicle and crashed into a concrete wall. Speed may have been a factor contributing to the accident as well.
Both the driver and the passenger where rushed to the hospital. The passenger didn’t survive. The driver is in critical condition.
The police are still investigating the exact cause of the accident.
Read more in the NY Daily News