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On October 3rd, 2021, at about 1:32am, New Rochelle Police, Fire and EMS personnel responded to Pelhamdale Avenue at the intersection with the Hutchinson River Parkway Northbound Exit ramp on a report of a motor vehicle accident with injuries. Upon arrival, First Responder found a gray Nissan Altima, occupied by an adult male and three of his children, had collided with a brick retaining wall opposite the exit ramp of the parkway.
The 36-year-old male driver had severe injures from the accident and was pronounced dead at the scene.
Twin brothers, 7 years of age, were found in the back seat. Both were transported to Jacobi Hospital with severe injuries. One brother was pronounced dead at the hospital and the other was undergoing surgery for severe internal injuries.
The front seat passenger, an 11-year-old female, was transported to Jacobi Hospital and underwent surgery for internal injuries and is recovering in stable condition.
The cause of the accident is still under investigation.
The names of the victims are not being released at this time. The City of New Rochelle and the New Rochelle Police and Fire Departments offer its sincere condolences to the family and friends of these victims.