As noted, ROH World Tag Team Champion Jay Briscoe passed away this evening in a car accident near his home in Laurel, Delaware.
The Shore News Beacon is reporting that the crash happened at 16523 Laurel Rd, just minutes from Jay's home, and the initial police stated that there were "Multiple calls reporting as many as 4 patients trapped."
The initial responder arrived at 5:18 pm local time and confirmed that there was an "entrapment and Fire" at the scene and "Command advising 1 critical pediatric, 2nd serious patient. Evaluating two others." The 5:41 pm update stated, "EMS advising 2 adult fatalities and 2 critical patients being transported at this time."
At the time of the initial report, roadways were closed in the area. It was later confirmed by Tony Khan that Jay Brisco is one of the people who passed away.
ABC affiliate WMDT reported that the collision left two dead, per Delaware State Police. No other details were given about the other person who passed away.
Chris Jericho tweeted, "Please pray for @jaybriscoe84’s family. Trust me this is worse than you think."