Overturned Tractor Trailer Injures Three in NYC

A tractor trailer flipped on the Brooklyn Queens Expressway and landed on a pickup truck on Wednesday, March 21. According to WABC, three people in the pickup truck were injured in the accident, which left the tractor trailer wedged under the Brooklyn Bridge overpass. The crash also left fuel spilling from the tractor, prompting a cleanup effort that took nearly three hours to clear. Injuries to all three people in the pickup truck were described as non-life-threatening.

TRUCK ACCIDENT FAST FACT: According to TruckingInfo.net, injuries sustained in a motor vehicle or truck accident may not present for months, even years, following an accident. Medical research indicates that the delay of injury symptoms is the norm; approximately 75% of accident victims remain symptomatic for a minimum of six months after an accident.

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