Crash at base of Manhattan Bridge in Chinatown leaves driver dead

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Monday, November 28, 2022
Man killed in crash at base of Manhattan Bridge in Chinatown
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Heather O'Rourke has details on the deadly crash that happened early Monday.

CHINATOWN, Manhattan (WABC) -- A 24-year-old driver was killed when his speeding car crashed at the foot of the Manhattan Bridge in New York's Chinatown.

The man lost control of his Nissan Altima on Canal Street at around 1:45 a.m. Monday.

The vehicle struck a light pole on Bowery and caught fire.

The driver was pronounced dead.

Bowery north of the Manhattan Bridge was closed for the investigation.

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