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Monday, March 19, 2018

East River Sailboat Hits Roosevelt Island Bridge This Evening And Gets Stuck - No Injuries Reported

A sailboat on the East River hit the Roosevelt Island Bridge this evening about 8 PM.

The Sailboat Mast hit the bottom the Roosevelt Island Bridge roadway causing traffic disruptions for about 30 minutes.

No injuries were reported. The NYPD Harbor Patrol, FDNY and Coast Guard were on the scene.



According to the Roosevelt Island Operating Corp (RIOC):
Due to NYPD AND FDNY activity in the water and on the 36th AVE Bridge, traffic leaving the island was temporarily delayed.

Traffic resumed to normal conditions at this time.
UPDATE 9 PM:

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