1 dead, 2 hospitalized in Bronx crash; driver arrested

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Police say a 31-year-old man is dead and another is in police custody after a fatal car accident overnight on Burke Avenue.

Officials say a Jeep was speeding northbound on Bronx Boulevard just before 3 a.m. when it collided with a Nissan Altima, which was making a left turn at the intersection on Burke Avenue.

Police say the Altima, which had two people inside, then slammed into a third car.

Police tell News 12 that driver Shiquan Dunn, of the Bronx, was pronounced dead.

Two women, one a passenger in the Altima and the other an occupant of the third car, were taken to Jacobi Medical Center. Officials say their injuries are not considered life-threatening.

The driver of the Jeep was taken to Albert Einstein College of Medicine.

Police say the 54-year-old Jeep driver is under arrest for DWI.

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