NEW YORK — A tractor-trailer carrying dry ice overturned on the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway, temporarily blocking all eastbound lanes and causing delays in both directions during the Friday morning rush-hour commute.
The incident involving an 18-wheeler truck happened near Hamilton Avenue, AIR11 footage showed around 7 a.m.
When the tractor-trailer was overturned, it blocked eastbound lanes causing traffic to back up for miles.
The truck emblazoned with the words "DRY ICE CORP" was removed by 8:30 a.m., but dry ice remained on the roadway.
One lane has reopened.