WAYNE, NJ - Wayne Police Chief Jack McNiff announced that one of the drivers from the motor vehicle crash that occurred in Wayne last Wednesday has died from his injuries.

Mr. Antonio R. Cruz (38) of Wayne, was pronounced dead on Friday, May 29, 2020 at 4:29 p.m. at Saint Joseph’s Regional Medical Center in Paterson.

Last Wednesday, May 27, Cruz was operating a gray 2016 Honda CRV that crashed into a telephone pole on Ratzer Road near the intersection of Garside Avenue in Wayne. The two passengers in Mr. Cruz’s car remain in the hospital, while the driver of the second car involved in the crash, which struck a telephone pole on the opposite side of the street, was discharged earlier this week.

No charges have been filed but the investigation remains active and ongoing. More information will be released once it becomes available.