George Washington Bridge Collision Injures five and Delays Travel: A morning collision left five individuals hurt on the George Washington Bridge. Around 12:15 in the morning, a tanker, two cars, and a tanker crashed on the NY side.
The collision caused the bridge’s upper level to face inward to back up. The two cars were forced into the pedestrian walkway by the force of the crash. One vehicle was flipped over, and another was left hanging.
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Two passengers had to be rescued from their cars. The inbound upper level was closed for the morning commute due to the initial inquiry, forcing traffic to pass in one lane.
On Wednesday morning, there were about 75-minute delays. The lower level can be used by cars and buses. Trucks need to find a different route. For updates on this developing story, check back.