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4 Hurt In Multi-Car Crash On Gowanus Expressway

Nearly A Dozen Cars Involved In Early Morning Accident
A multi-car crash on the Gowanus Expressway, Wednesday Nov. 20, 2013 (credit: CBS 2)

A multi-car crash on the Gowanus Expressway, Wednesday Nov. 20, 2013 (credit: CBS 2)

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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) – Authorities said four people were hurt in a multi-car crash on the Gowanus Expressway in Brooklyn.

Nearly a dozen cars were involved in the crash that happened around 4:30 a.m. Tuesday in the eastbound HOV lanes near Sixth Avenue.

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The damages ranged from minor fender benders to major damage. A cab was actually tossed onto the median and needed to be removed with a forklift.

The crash caused major traffic delays in the area.

Fire officials said the victims were taken to a local hospital. All the injuries appeared minor.

No word on what sparked the crash.

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