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1 dead in car crash on New England Thruway, 2 others injured

One person has died, and two people are injured after a car accident on the New England Thruway Friday morning.

News 12 Staff

May 6, 2022, 10:46 AM

Updated 774 days ago

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One person has died, and two people are injured after a car accident on the New England Thruway Friday morning.
Police say the accident occurred before 4 a.m. near Exit 12 at Baychester Avenue when a Toyota Camry swerved to avoid hitting a gray BMW that was on fire.
The Camry flipped over and hit a white Durango. The 22-year-old passenger of the Camry was pronounced dead at NYC Health + Hospitals/Jacobi. The drivers of both vehicles are in stable condition.
Police say the BMW was discovered on fire and unoccupied. The 27-year-old drive of the Durango was taken into custody on suspicion of driving while intoxicated. 


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