New York City firefighters seen cutting apart truck that got wedged in tunnel, causing traffic nightmare

  • Source: FOX News
  • Published: 09/29/2023 12:00 AM

PHOTOS: A truck got stuck in a New York City tunnel between Brooklyn and Manhattan causing a miles-long traffic jam, resulting in firefighters sawing apart the vehicle's trailer, officials said. The 18-wheel tractor-trailer truck became wedged about a mile into the Hugh L. Carey Tunnel on Thursday morning, and it took responding crews around two hours to remove the vehicle, according to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority. "This driver blatantly ignored numerous highway warning signs and a Bridge and Tunnel Officer who tried to stop it from entering the tunnel," MTA Bridges and Tunnels President Catherine Sheridan said in a statement. "Those reckless actions caused delays to the end of the morning commute, inconveniencing hundreds of other drivers."


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