NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Authorities said a tractor-trailer got stuck Tuesday morning under an overpass on the FDR Drive.
It happened on the southbound side of the highway near 80th Street.
The wreck caused extensive delays during the early morning rush and drivers were urged to find alternate routes.
By about 8:40 a.m., the accident had been cleared.
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