BRONX, N.Y. - Police are investigating a deadly accident involving multiple cars on the Cross Bronx Expressway.

One person was killed when several cars collided on the westbound side of the highway near Webster Avenue in Claremont.

It happened shortly after 1 a.m.

Two other people were taken to the hospital, one of them in critical condition.

Southbound lanes of the Cross Bronx Expressway were closed during the investigation but have since reopened to traffic.

Meanwhile, two men are facing DWI and reckless driving charges after a multi-car crash Sunday night in the Bronx.

Christopher Coates, 31, and Jahmeik White, 23, were arrested at the scene.

Sources tell NY1 two BMWs were racing on the New England Thruway when one of them slammed into a Kia near exit 11.

Another car was also hit.

A man inside the Kia was critically hurt, seven others were also hurt.

An investigation is ongoing.