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Overturned tractor-trailer closes New York State Thruway, causes hazmat situation

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A portion of the New York State Thruway is closed due to an overturned tractor-trailer. (NYSP)

A portion of the New York State Thruway is closed due to an overturned tractor-trailer. (NYSP)

HARRIMAN, N.Y. — An overturned tractor-trailer closed a portion of the New York State Thruway in both directions Saturday morning.

The accident happened around 6:45 a.m. causing a hazmat situation.

By 5:45 p.m., the left lane was blocked between exits 16 and 17.

Motorists should expect significant delays and should seek alternate routes.

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