Driver arrested for DUI, another driver on the run after deadly Bronx crash

A fiery three-car crash on the New England Thruway in the Bronx killed one person, while another driver fled and a third was arrested.

A northbound BMW crashed into the center median and exploded into flames at Baychester Avenue, coming to a rest on the Exit 12 ramp at around 4:05 a.m. Friday.

Two other vehicles, a Toyota Camry and Dodge Durango SUV, collided while attempting to avoid the crashed BMW.

The Camry overturned and a 25-year-old rear passenger was pronounced dead at Jacobi Hospital.

The driver of Dodge was placed under arrested for driving while intoxicated.

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