NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The Brooklyn-Queens Expressway was jammed in both directions during the Wednesday evening rush, after a multi-vehicle accident that left a car flipped on its roof.

The crash happened during the 5 p.m. hour near the Queens Boulevard exit on the northbound side of the expressway in Queens.

A person had to be removed from the car that was flipped over, and an ambulance was on the scene as of just before 6 p.m., Joe Biermann reported from Chopper 2.

Specific information about injuries was not immediately available.

There were major delays in both directions following the accident.

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