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Family Devastated, "Destroyed" After 7 Members Killed In Bronx River Parkway Crash

Yesterday, a horrifying accident occurred on the Bronx River Parkway: A minivan traveling south near East 180th Street apparently hit a jersey barrier median, so the driver, Maria Gonzalez, 45, tried to correct the vehicle by turning right. Show More Summary

Bronx Zoo SUV plunge: Bereaved dad says, ‘I want to die’

The SUV that plunged more than 50 feet from the Bronx River Parkway on Sunday--killing seven people from three generations of a Bronx family--was headed to a family reunion, stunned family members said.

Bronx Zoo Minivan Accident: Seven Killed

Seven people were killed on April 29, 2012 when a minivan lost control and plummeted over 12 feet from a Bronx River Parkway overpass, eventually coming to a halt in the Bronx Zoo, law enforcement stated.  Three of the deaths derived from the one-vehicle accident were children, said spokesman of the Fire Department, Jim Long. [...]Show More Summary

7 dead, including three girls, after minivan flies off Bronx River Parkway

4 years agoNews : Field Notes

Updated 4:37 p.m. ET: Seven people are dead after a minivan flew off the Bronx River Parkway around 12:30 p.m., fire officials told NBC 4 New York. The van fell 100 to 150 feet to a wooded area in the Bronx Zoo tram yard, according to media reports. The seven victims were …

Seven Killed After Car Falls 100 Feet Off Bronx River Parkway

Seven people are dead after a car plunged over 100 feet off the Bronx River Parkway and landed in a ravine early this afternoon. According to an NYPD spokesperson, the car was carrying four adults and three children and was traveling...Show More Summary

Seven Fatalities Reported After Van Crash at Bronx Zoo

A van crashed at the Bronx Zoo earlier this afternoon after driving off an overpass on the Bronx River Parkway and falling nearly 60 feet — into the Zoo itself, early news reported. (It's now believed the vehicle crashed just south of the Zoo.) Seven fatalities, including three children, have ... More »

Van plunges 150 feet near Bronx Zoo, killing 7

A van flew off an elevated portion of New York's Bronx River Parkway Sunday afternoon, falling 150 feet before landing in a horrific crash that left seven people dead, multiple news outlets reported. The accident, near the Bronx Zoo, happened at about 12:30 p.m. local time, authorities said. It's not clear what caused the crash. [...]

7 dead after van flies off Bronx River Parkway

4 years agoNews : Field Notes

Seven people are dead after a van flew off the Bronx River Parkway around 12:30 p.m., fire officials told NBC 4 New York. The van fell 50 feet to the street below, just south of the Bronx Zoo, according to media reports. The seven victims are believed to have been in the …

Several Killed as Vehicle Plunges Near the Bronx Zoo

As many as seven people were believed to have been killed after a vehicle went over the Bronx River Parkway Sunday afternoon.

Off-Duty Crash Cop's 9-Hour Wait For DWI Test Investigated

Yesterday, it was reported that an off-duty police officer hit a divider on the Bronx River Parkway, overturning the vehicle that held him and his partner. Though police officers at the scene determined that Office Rafael Casiano had been drinking—he admitted he "had a few drinks"—he was not given a Breathalyzer until nine hours later. Show More Summary

Bronx Cop Charged With DWI After Crash Leaves Partner in Coma

Officer Rafael Casiano was off-duty and driving his personal vehicle on the Bronx River Parkway on Friday, when his car skidded on a rain-slicked road, hit a divider, and flipped over. Investigators at the scene determined that Casiano had been drinking. Show More Summary

Off Duty Cop Charged With DWI After Crash Leaves Partner In Coma

An off duty Bronx cop was arrested and charged with a DWI after a car crash yesterday that left his partner in a medically-induced coma. Officer Rafael Casiano was driving his personal vehicle on the Bronx River Parkway near the Cross Bronx Expressway around 4:30 p.m when his car skidded, hit a divider, and flipped. [ more › ]

Pol Drove Off Bronx River Parkway Onto Police Parking Lot

An up-and-coming Democratic politician from the Bronx drove off of the Bronx River Parkway, allegedly after a fight with a lady friend, yesterday morning. Bronx district leader Michael Robles, 28, and a 22-year-old female companion survived the 30-foot fall without a scratch. Show More Summary

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