NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Traffic headed to Staten Island was brought to a sudden halt Monday night after a tractor trailer overturned on the Verrazzano Bridge.

All island-bound upper lanes of the bridge are currently closed due to the wreck. Authorities later closed all upper level lanes on the bridge due to the high winds.

(Credit: CBSN New York)

Drivers captured video of the truck after it flipped over at around 7 p.m.

One person was injured. Authorities are still investigating but believe the high winds may have contributed to the crash.


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