Cross Bronx Expressway, LIE truck fires disrupt morning commute for drivers

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Thursday, April 11, 2024
Truck fires disrupt morning commute on NYC expressways
Two truck fires disrupted commutes on the Cross Bronx Expressway and Long Island Expressway.

NEW YORK (WABC) -- Truck fires on the Cross Bronx Expressway in the Bronx and Long Island Expressway in Queens caused big delays during the morning commute on Thursday.

In the Bronx, a truck caught fire in the westbound lanes of the Cross Bronx Expressway just past Exit 5B - Castle Hill Avenue in the Bronx just before 6:30 a.m.

Earlier in Queens, a truck caught fire in the westbound lanes of the Long Island Expressway at Grand Avenue at around 4:45 a.m.

Fortunately, no one was injured in either crash.

Other drivers captured the fiery scenes on camera.

There were delays while crews cleaned up the expressways.

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