Wrong-way crash in Bronx kills 1, 1 arrested

November 20, 2010 6:08:17 PM PST
Police in the Bronx arrested a man who allegedly killed a man while driving on the wrong side of the Major Deegan Expressway.

It happened on the Major Deegan Expressway at Fordham Road at 3:47 a.m. Saturday.

Police say Pablo Ovalles, 26, of Roslindale, Massachusetts, was driving his Cadillac Escalade northbound in the southbound lane and smashed into an Infiniti.

Police say the driver of the Infiniti, Patrick Smith, 42, of Hackensack, New Jersey, was pronounced dead at St. Barnabas Hospital.

Ovalles was rushed to Lincoln Hospital in stable condition.

Police later arrested Ovalles for DWI and vehicular manslaughter.

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