Yonkers mother dies in crash on Hutchinson River Parkway

A Yonkers woman was killed in a car accident Thursday night on the Hutchinson River Parkway.

Authorities say a couple was in the front seat and their 5-year-old son and a pregnant passenger were in the back when the car slammed into a tree. Investigators say the boy was ejected from the car during the crash. The mother was pronounced dead at the scene. The father, who was driving, is listed in critical condition and the boy and passenger are in stable condition at Jacobi Medical Center.

Investigators say other drivers saw the car swerving out of control before the crash. Police say several empty beer bottles were found in the car. NYPD investigators are looking into the cause of the accident.

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