BREAKING: Tractor-Trailer Strikes Belt Parkway Overpass At Bay 8th Street, Two Lanes Closed

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Source: Google Maps

A call over the police scanner indicates that a tractor-trailer smashed into the Bay 8th Street overpass of the eastbound Belt Parkway.

The call came over  at approximately 6:40 p.m., spurring a response from the NYPD’s Emergency Service Unit and Highway Patrol.

Two lanes of traffic have been closed to accommodate, causing heavy delays.

Commercial vehicles are not permitted on the Belt Parkway.

This is a breaking news story and may contain inaccuracies. We will update it as more information becomes available. If anyone has more information or additional photos, please send them to nberke (at) bensonhurstbean (dot) com.

  • Brightonresident

    Actually the rule is “Passenger cars only” even though that is never enforced!!!

  • toubis

    Took me an extra 30 min to get home last noght, the top of the trailer looked like an open sardine can.