Multi-vehicle crash shuts down most south/west lanes on Brooklyn-Queens Expressway

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Friday, March 8, 2024
Multi-vehhicle crash causes lane closures on Brooklyn-Queens Expressway
John Del Giorno reports from NewsCopter 7

QUEENS (WABC) -- A multi-vehicle crash forced several lanes of the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway to shut down.

The crash happened a little after 4 a.m. on the BQE in the south/west lanes near the Long Island Expressway.

All south/west lane were temporarily closed. As crews worked on clearing the lanes, one lane was open to traffic.

NewsCopter7 was over the scene in Queens, just after the Queens Boulevard exit, as tow trucks worked to clear the involved vehicles.

Officials say at least three vehicles were involved in the crash. A large SUV was seen with severe damage after crashing into the center divider of the expressway.

Delays were nearly backed up to the Grand Central Parkway.


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