Traffic Halted After Tractor-Trailer Overturns on the Van Wyck Expressway

A tractor-trailer crashed and overturned on the Van Wyck Expressway in Queens on Friday morning, spilling fuel and snarling traffic headed to Kennedy Airport.

The crash, which involved a snow plow, left the tractor-trailer battered in the southbound lanes of the busy expressway, near Roosevelt Avenue. 

Dramatic footage showed the cargo container of the behemoth vehicle rocking on the highway as crews worked to right it.

It’s unclear how the accident unfolded, but the snow plow had crashed through a barrier just feet behind the truck, authorities said. It wasn’t clear if anyone was hurt.

Only one of the northbound lanes was open, leading to heavy delays in both directions.

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