Brooklyn Bridge Crash

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1 Dead, 5 Hurt In Fiery Multi-Vehicle Crash On Brooklyn Bridge

November 21, 2018 - 7:39 am

NEW YORK (WCBS 880) -- One person was killed and five others injured in a multi-vehicle crash on the Brooklyn Bridge.

The crash involving two pickup trucks, an SUV and another vehicle happened on the Brooklyn side of the bridge near the Adams Street exit around 7 a.m. Wednesday.

Three of the four vehicles caught fire. Video from the scene showed the cars fully engulfed in flames and thick black smoke billowing into the air.

The crash closed all lanes of the Brooklyn Bridge in both directions on one of the busiest travel days of the year.

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The NYPD is investigating.