TARRYTOWN, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — A tractor-trailer hauling scrap metal overturned Friday morning on the Tappan Zee Bridge, snarling traffic for a time in both directions.
The crash happened around 9 a.m. on the northbound side of the bridge.READ MORE: Drug Trafficking Ring Shipped Cocaine To New York Inside Children's Lunch Boxes, Investigators Say
It’s unclear what caused the truck to lose control. Images from the scene showed the overturned truck with pieces of scrap metal and debris all over the roadway.
Video showed the truck sending debris and two wheels flying across the road.READ MORE: Nonprofits Now Have New Home In Brooklyn, Thanks To Transformation Of Bedford-Union Armory
Police said all lanes on the bridge were closed for some time after the accident.
The driver of the truck was not hurt.MORE NEWS: Candidate Conversations: Curtis Sliwa
The New York State Thruway Authority said there were no lanes closed before the accident, and there was no construction going on at the time.