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Saturday, March 31, 2012

Traffic Accident Closes Roosevelt Island Bridge In Both Directions Earlier This Morning For Two Hours


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Received this advisory today from the Roosevelt Island Operating Corp (RIOC) at 6:20 AM.

Due to an earlier traffic accident (approximately 4:30AM) between two vehicles on the Roosevelt Island Bridge. Traffic is currently halted for both incoming and outgoing traffic until salvage tow truck can remove vehicles. NYPD and PSD Personnel on scene.

Sincerely,

Roosevelt Island Operating Corp Advisories Group
followed by this advisory update at 6:57 AM:
Both Vehicles involved in earlier accident have been removed from bridge. Traffic is now moving on and off bridge.
Earlier this month, a disabled truck on the Motorgate Ramp stopped vehicles getting on or off Roosevelt Island.

2 comments :

RooseveltIslander said...

RIOC Spokesperson adds "There were no injuries.  The bridge was wet and slippery.  One vehicle lost control & skidded into an oncoming vehicle."

Impaired driving Toronto said...

I wonder who was responsible for that accident??
My guess is that a speeding or drunk driver is responsible for all this mess....because they are usually responsible for more than 80% car accidents allover this world....
In Canada drivers that participate to illegal races can get $10000 tickets....if drunk drivers would get the same penalty I'm sure they won't do this mistake twice:)