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Tractor-Trailer Accident, Fuel Spill On Cross Bronx Cause Delays At George Washington Bridge

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Drivers trying to get into the city faced delays of 90 minutes on the George Washington Bridge Friday because of a tractor-trailer accident and fuel spill on the eastbound Cross Bronx Expressway.

Two lanes of the Cross Bronx Expressway were shut down after the early-morning accident at the Sheridan Expressway. They reopened by about 9:00 a.m., but lingering delays were extensive; traffic stretched all the way to New Jersey.

It was not immediately clear if anyone was hurt.

Separately, a disabled jitney bus blocked the right lane in the center tube of the Lincoln Tunnel, causing delays of at least 45 minutes at the height of the commute. 

 

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Dr. Chiledum Ahaghotu

is Associate Professor of Surgery and Chief of Urology, Howard University Hospital. He is also a professor and a chief of urology at Howard University College of Medicine. Dr. Ahaghotu is a Consultant Member of the American Urological Association Health Policy Council. He was President, R. Frank Jones Urological Society, Past President, Washington Urological Society, and a member of the Practicing Physicians Advisory Council.