Home | News | Local | Bronx Chain-Accident Crash Kills Mom

Bronx Chain-Accident Crash Kills Mom

Font size: Decrease font Enlarge font

Police say black ice was the cause of a double, chain-reaction crack up on the westbound Cross Bronx Expressway Sunday morning, that left a young mother dead and her brother badly hurt.

The victims have been identified as amateur boxer Pedro Luis, 20, and his sister, Jennifer Sosa, 19.

Police say they were traveling in a Chevy Venture with eight others, when it got into a crash with several other vehicles on an overpass.

This was around 5:49 a.m.

According to investigators, Luis and Sosa got out to inspect the damage from the first freak accident, when another one occurred. They say a 1999 Toyota Corolla careened into them, and sent them flying over a jersey carrier/wall, resulting in a 75-foot drop into the sand pit of a construction site below at the corner of Bruckner Boulevard and Brush Avenue in Unionport.

EMS rushed the Luis and Sosa to Jacobi Hospital, where doctors pronounced the young mother dead. Her brother is listed in critical condition.

The dual, chain-reaction crash which involved a total of nine vehicles, left 14 people hurt. They are expected to survive.

 

Subscribe to comments feed Comments (0 posted):

Post your comment comment

Please enter the code you see in the image:

  • email E-Mail to a friend
  • print Print version
  • Plain text Plain text
Rate this article
5.00
Tags
No tags for this article
Featured Author
image

Lulaine Compere

graduated from St. John's University in 2007. Since then he has been freelancing for different magazines and newspapers. He also has radio experience when he worked at WBAI (99.5) in New York. Some of the publications he has written for include the Norwood News, a community newspaper, The Bronx News Network, a community website, The Source Magazine, Urban Latino Magazine, Latin Trends Magazine, Financial Planning Magazine and On Wall Street Magazine to name a few.