News Cars go up in flames after crash on Brooklyn Bridge, 1 dead, FDNY says At least two pickup trucks and another car were involved in the crash. One person died and five were injured after a three-car fire on the Brooklyn Bridge on Wednesday morning. (Credit: News 12 Long Island) By Nicole Brown firstname.lastname@example.org @ncb417 Updated November 21, 2018 5:56 PM Print Share fbShare Tweet Email One person died and five others were injured in a fiery crash involving six cars on the Brooklyn Bridge Wednesday morning, police and fire officials said. Two pickup trucks and another car were engulfed in flames after the crash at about 7:15 a.m., fire officials said. The fire was put out about an hour later. A 32-year-old man, identified by police as Kristopher Hambas, was pronounced dead at the scene, an FDNY spokesman said. Five other people had minor injuries, he said. The Manhattan-bound lanes were reopened by about 8:30 a.m. while the Brooklyn-bound lanes remained closed until about 1 p.m. The city's Office of Emergency Management warned of extensive delays. By Nicole Brown email@example.com @ncb417 Nicole Brown is the Internet News Manager at amNY.com, covering local news since 2016. She has written for MSNBC.com and was editor-in-chief of NYU’s Washington Square News. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.