Four injured when sanitation truck hits overpass on Belt Parkway in Queens

QUEENS — Four people were injured when a sanitation truck hit an overpass on the Belt Parkway, causing it to overturn and pin two vehicles Saturday night, according to FDNY.

The incident, which caused one person to suffer serious injuries, happened at Merrick Boulevard, FDNY officials said.

The NYC emergency notification system reported westbound lanes of the Belt Parkway were closed at Merrick Boulevard in Queens, and asked drivers to find alternate routes if possible.

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