Tanker truck overturns on Major Deegan Expressway in Bronx

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Tuesday, January 11, 2022
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Shannon Sohn reports on the crash, which happened before 4:30 a.m. Tuesday in the northbound lanes at Exit 9, West Fordham Road.

BRONX, New York (WABC) -- A crash involving a tanker truck caused delays on the Major Deegan Expressway in the Bronx.

It happened before 4:30 a.m. Tuesday in the northbound lanes at Exit 9, West Fordham Road.

The tanker lost control and overturned onto a car.

All northbound lanes were closed for several hours as crews arrived to clean up the scene and worked to right the tanker.

Southbound lanes were not closed, but NewsCopter 7 found significant delays there as well, delays that extended to the Cross Bronx Expressway and the George Washington Bridge.

Motorists were advised to seek alternate routes.

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