Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announces that an investigation is being conducted for a motor vehicle crash that occurred on Thursday on the George Washington Bridge in Bergen County.
Police say at approximately 9:25 a.m., the Port Authority Police Department responded to a report of a motor vehicle crash on the lower level of the George Washington Bridge westbound lanes.
Upon arrival, officers found a Chevrolet Corvette with front-end damage and a Honda CRV with severe side and rear damage.
According to Bergen County officials, the Corvette was stopped in the right lane, and the Honda was on the center median.
The passenger of the Honda was pronounced deceased at the scene, and the driver of the Honda was pronounced deceased a short time later after being transported to Columbia Presbyterian Hospital in New York.
The pair have been identified as (driver) Mr. Muharem Frluckaj, 52, and his wife Ms. Bisere Frluckaj, both of Bronx, NY.
Officials said the driver of the Corvette sustained minor injuries and was transported to Holy Name Hospital in Teaneck.
Port Authority Police contacted the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Fatal Accident Investigation Unit, and an investigation into the circumstances of the crash is ongoing.
Prosecutor Musella would like to commend the Port Authority Police Department for their efforts and professionalism in their response to this tragic event, and he would also like to thank the Bergen County Sheriff’s Office for its assistance in this investigation.