VZ BRIDGE: Two Trapped in Overturned Vehicle

VERRAZZANO BRIDGE, NYC – A serious two-vehicle collision injured three people, two seriously. This occurred on the Brooklyn-bound side of the Verrazzano bridge’s upper level around 6 a.m.Thursday morning, within the confines of the Triborough Bridge & Tunnel Authority. Upon arrival of firefighters, they confirmed two persons trapped in an overturned vehicle on its side. Members of Engine 161, Engine 242, Ladder 81, and Rescue 5 worked to extricate two victims from the overturned vehicle. Both of them were transported in serious condition to Brooklyn hospitals. The driver of the second vehicle was treated by EMS and transported in stable condition to a Staten Island hospital. Brooklyn-bound traffic on the upper level caused long delays for commuters trying to get into the city. The cause of the collision is unclear at this time | Video Journalist: Adam Balhetchet