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Video Shows Truck Crash That Led To Hours-Long TZ Bridge Span Closure

Video Credit: Hypotenuse via YouTube
The overturned dump truck on the Tappan Zee Bridge. Photo Credit: New York State Police
Northbound lanes are shut down on the TZB span with heavy rubber-necking delays on the southbound lanes. Photo Credit: NYSTA

Dramatic video footage of the accident involving an overturned tractor-trailer hauling scrap metal that led to the closure of the northbound lanes of the Tappan Zee Bridge for nearly five hours Friday has been posted on YouTube.

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The crash, which occurred just before 9 a.m., was between the Tappan Zee Bridge Tarrytown tolls and the TZB span, with backups on I-287 stretching back to White Plains, creating a Friday traffic nightmare.

Southbound lanes were initially also closed after the crash.

The driver of the dump truck was not injured, state police said.

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