Police: NJ Lyft driver killed, teen passenger in critical condition in Somers crash

Investigators say the driver was heading northbound on Route 100 in the southbound lanes when he struck a sanitation truck which was heading southbound.

Katerina Belales

Oct 31, 2023, 10:28 AM

Updated 263 days ago

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State police say a New Jersey driver was killed and teen critically injured in in crash in Somers on Monday. Police say Junior Polanco Brito, 36, of North Brunswick, was working as a Lyft driver. They say he was driving northbound on Route 100 in the southbound lanes when he struck a sanitation truck which was heading southbound. Brito was pronounced dead at the scene. A passenger, a 17-year-old is in critical condition at Westchester Medical Center. The investigation is continuing.


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