Tractor-trailer overturns in LIE crash

A tractor-trailer overturned in the eastbound lanes of the Long Island Expressway Monday morning, causing major traffic delays and shutting down lanes for much of

An image from a traffic camera near Exit 33 on the Long Island Expressway shows the scene of a crash involving a tractor-trailer.

An image from a traffic camera near Exit 33 on the Long Island Expressway shows the scene of a crash involving a tractor-trailer. (10/3/16)

MANHASSET - A tractor-trailer overturned in the eastbound lanes of the Long Island Expressway Monday morning, causing major traffic delays and shutting down lanes for much of the day.

Chopper 12 was over the scene near Exit 33 in Manhasset. Police say the crash involved a tractor-trailer and two other vehicles, and it was reported around 9:40 a.m.

The tractor-trailer turned onto its side, spilling fuel onto the road.

Minor injuries were reported, but it’s still unclear how many people were hurt. Those involved have not been identified.

All lanes have since been reopened.

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