Police: Man dies after crash in Williamsbridge

 The collision took place on East 222nd Street and Bronxwood Avenue at around 5 a.m.

The collision took place on East 222nd Street and Bronxwood Avenue at around 5 a.m. (1/4/16)

THE BRONX - Police say a man has died and multiple cars were destroyed after a driver lost control of his car in Williamsbridge.

The collision took place on East 222nd Street and Bronxwood Avenue at around 5 a.m.

Police say a black BMW was speeding when it crashed into a parked red car. Police believe the red car then spun up into a tree and fell back down into a line of parked cars.

The 31-year-old driver was pronounced dead at Montefiore Hospital.  A 23-year-old passenger is said to be in stable condition at Jacobi Medical Center.

Police have not yet determined if speed was the only factor that led to the crash.

 

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