Staten Island, NY (May 21, 2019) – Heavy traffic delays ensued for an unspecified duration of time on Tuesday afternoon, May 21st, following a motor vehicle collision that resulted in an overturned vehicle and injuries. The crash took place on the Brooklyn-bound upper level of the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge at approximately 3:00 p.m., according to authorities.
A spokesman for the FDNY stated that the crash resulted in the presence of multiple rescue crews at the scene where three vehicles were involved in the accident. At this time, multiple people are believed to have suffered injuries; however, the nature of those injuries is unclear. Authorities currently assume that the injuries suffered in the collision were relatively minor as there has been no word on whether or not anyone was hospitalized.
No further information concerning the vehicles or people involved in the crash has been released. The cause of the collision is presently under investigation.
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