WASHINGTON HEIGHTS — A man is dead and a woman is in critical condition after the car she was driving struck a flatbed truck in Washington Heights in the early hours of Monday, police said.
According to authorities, the Honda Civic was driving north on St. Nicholas Avenue around 1 a.m. Monday when it struck the rear of a parked 2006 Ford F-150, occupied by a 43-year-old male passenger.
Police say the 25-year-old woman driving the car was transported to Harlem Hospital Center and is listed in critical condition.
The passenger in the car, 28-year-old Eduardo Liranzo of the Bronx, was taken to NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center where he was pronounced dead, according to police.
The 43-year-old man in the parked truck was also transported to NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center, police said.
Authorities said there are no arrests and that the investigation is ongoing.