Debris smashes into car on Cross-Bronx Expressway

Debris smashes into car on Cross-Bronx Expressway

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NEW YORK (MYFOXNY) -

Driving home from work, most drivers are focused on the traffic not on something flying into their windshields. But that is just what happened to one driver during the evening commute.

The windshield of a navy blue Ford sedan was completely shattered after something came flying through the window as the driver made his way through rush-hour traffic on the Cross-Bronx Expressway.

Fire officials say the incident happened around 5 p.m. as the car was headed north on the expressway.

Police were able to move the car onto Jerome Avenue, where an ambulance was waiting to pick up the driver. Later, a tow truck removed the car.

It is not clear what the debris was, though the Department of Transportation said the preliminary information suggests it may have come from a truck. Police said it may have been a hunk of metal.

The driver was taken to a hospital but wasn't seriously hurt, the police said.

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