The FDR has since reopened, but delays continue.
The website of the National Action Network is calling for noontime rallies around the country, including in New York City and in New Jersey in Newark, Atlantic City, Paterson and Camden.
Mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner was involved in a minor fender bender Saturday morning on the Franklin D. Roosevelt East River Drive.
A truck hit an overpass on the northbound Franklin D. Roosevelt East River Drive Wednesday evening, causing major delays for miles.
A man was struck and killed by a car early Saturday on Franklin D. Roosevelt East River Drive.
The incident took place at around 11:45 a.m. That’s when police say a man – described as a teenager wearing a grey sweatshirt and green pants – threw a woman to the ground and tried to remove her clothes.