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Man Hospitalized After George Washington Bridge Crash

George Washington Bridge (file/credit: CBS 2)

George Washington Bridge (file/credit: CBS 2)

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FORT LEE, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — A motorist has been hospitalized after his van collided with a tractor-trailer on the George Washington Bridge.

Port Authority police say the crash occurred around 8:15 a.m. Sunday on the upper level of the bridge in Fort Lee, N.J., when the van struck the rear of the truck.

The van driver, identified only as a 50-year-old man, had to be extricated from the vehicle. Police said his injuries were not considered life-threatening, but further details were not disclosed.

No charges have been filed, but the cause of the accident remains under investigation.

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