Three people were killed early Tuesday morning when two tractor-trailers, a car and a pickup truck collided on theCross Bronx Expressway, officials said.
The accident occurred around 5:45 a.m. on the highway's eastbound side near Webster Avenue in the Bronx.
Three men traveling in the pickup truck died at the scene. Investigators haven't disclosed the names of the men.
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Two other pasengers in the pickup, the driver of a Toyota sedan and the truck drivers were taken to local hospitals, police said.
All lanes were closed while investigators probed the scene, grinding traffic to a hault. Delays of up to 80 minutes on the George Washington Bridge into the city were reported.