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Lincoln Tunnel Traffic Snarled By Overturned Truck

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Overturned Truck (credit: CBS 2)

Overturned Truck (credit: CBS 2)

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WEEHAWKEN, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Hours after a tractor-trailer truck fell on its side in Weehawken, workers have cleared up the debris and reopened the Lincoln Tunnel to traffic heading out of New York.

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Port Authority spokesman Ron Marsico said the driver was taken to a hospital with unknown injuries. The cause of the accident was under investigation.

The accident snarled New Jersey-bound traffic for about five hours Friday morning, throwing a huge snag in the plans of people trying to quit the city early Friday.

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