MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Icy situations brought on harm and inconvenience Wednesday in Westchester County.
Additionally they led to tragic loss on the ramp to the northbound Bronx River Parkway from the Cross County, the place one individual died in a multi-car pileup.
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Two miles away on the Pelhamdale Street exit off the Hutchinson River Parkway, car after car was broken as drivers spun out on the layer of ice that coated the street.
BREAKING: a number of car crashes with damage at Pelhamdale exit from Hutchinson River Parkway in Westchester County. Black ice on street inflicting unbelievable harmful mess pic.twitter.com/Ld2QxNQu9a
— Tony Aiello (@AielloTV) January 5, 2022
CBS2’s Tony Aiello captured video displaying airbags deployed. The motive force of the automobile was taken to Lawrence Hospital.
“We will’t discover his pockets or his cellphone,” the motive force’s father, Anley Roberts, informed Aiello. “I don’t understand how he got here out alive. It’s actual dangerous.”
A snowplow arrived to scrape accident particles off the street, and tow truck drivers hauled away wreck after wreck.
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“Loopy morning, Tony, loopy morning,” stated Glenn Pantore, of Safeway Towing. “Automobiles far and wide. I’ve received to fret about my guys getting harm or getting my vans racked up.”
On the Potter Avenue bridge over I-95, a two-car collision despatched each drivers to the hospital.
“It’s unbelievable. It simply got here out of nowhere,” Bobby Pantore, of Safeway Towing, added.
Driver Elsa Vargas informed Aiello she tried to brake, however her automobile saved sliding.
“I went to cease right here by the suitable gentle, however I can’t… the second I am going to place my toes on the brakes, the automobile no cease,” she stated.
Treacherous situations had been far and broad in Westchester, together with on I-287 the place a gasoline truck spun out, and I-87 was closed northbound close to Greenburgh by a number of accidents.
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