Fatal collision involving 38-year-old Richard Edwards on the Cross Bronx Expressway near Jerome Avenue. Edwards crashed into the back of a tractor-trailer in the eastbound lanes just before 2 a.m. He was pronounced dead at St. Barnabas Hospital. The truck driver remained at the scene. Traffic delays ensued as authorities investigated the incident. No arrests were made in connection with the crash. No arrests were made in connection with the crash.

Tragic Crash on Cross Bronx Expressway Takes Man’s Life

A Friday morning, a fatal collision happened on the Cross Bronx Expressway, resulting in the loss of 38-year-old Richard Edwards' life. As reported by News12, the incident, which involved a tractor-trailer, took place at Jerome Avenue, just after 1:55 a.m., leaving authorities and daily travelers stunned by the fatal event.

Richard Edwards crashed right into the back of the tractor-trailer in the lanes of the Cross Bronx Expressway. Despite efforts to save him, Edwards was pronounced dead upon arrival at St. Barnabas Hospital. Meanwhile, the driver of the tractor-trailer, a 49-year-old individual, remained at the scene, cooperating with authorities.

Further investigation revealed that the tractor-trailer had slowed down due to traffic caused by an earlier crash at the entrance ramp from Jerome Avenue. The circumstances surrounding the incident emphasized the complexities of navigating the congested highways during early morning hours.

The collision prompted the closure of the eastbound Cross Bronx Expressway at Jerome Avenue, impacting the morning commute as investigators meticulously pieced together the events leading up to the tragedy. Despite the thorough examination, no arrests were made in connection with the crash.