2 killed in multi-vehicle crash on I-87 in Rockland County involving tractor trailer; southbound lanes closed

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Jim Dolan reports from Suffern (WABC)

Two people died in a crash on Interstate 87 in Rockland County that involved multiple vehicles and backed up southbound traffic for miles Friday morning.

The crash happened near the Airmont Road exit 14B in Suffern at about 9:47 a.m. The crash involves one tractor trailer, two box trucks and one other car.

State police said one of the vehicles was headed northbound and crossed over into the southbound lanes, causing the crash.


Two people died in the crash. At least one person had to be cut out of a vehicle.

Gordon Wren, director of the Rockland County Office of Fire and Emergency Services, said at least two fire departments are responded to the scene.

All lanes on the southbound side of I-87, also known as the New York State Thruway, are shut down until further notice.

Traffic in the southbound lanes is backed up for miles.

Stay with abc7NY for the latest on this developing story.
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