Watch live: Historic hearing in Trump impeachment inquiry

Truck accident on BQE causes massive delays

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

NEW YORK (PIX11) —  A tractor trailer overturned under the Brooklyn Bridge Wednesday morning, crushing a car into the divider and causing a traffic nightmare on the BQE and Gowanus Expressway.

The accident happened on the BQ.E at Atlantic Ave. at about 4:45 a.m.

All eastbound lanes are closed. One westbound lane is closed.


The Gowanus Expressway is closed eastbound and traffic is being directed off at 38th Street.

This is causing major delays through Brooklyn, Staten Island, and even New Jersey.

The Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel is also closed.

Anyone traveling into the city should take Flatbush Ave. towards the bridges.

It will take a while before traffic will begin moving again.

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.