Jennifer Millman

Car Accident Sends Black Smoke Billowing Up From Henry Hudson Parkway

A two-car accident on the Henry Hudson Parkway caused major traffic backups Tuesday. 

Fire officials say they got a call about a car fire on the northbound parkway near 72nd Street shortly before noon. 

Witnesses described it as a two-car collision and said one of the vehicles burst into flames. 

Video posted by Twitter user @Alphalance showed thick black smoke billowing up from the accident scene. 

No injuries have been reported. Drivers were advised to avoid the area as authorities investigated.

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