NEW YORK (FOX5NY) - The Long Island Expressway was closed Westbound between Exit 49/Rt-110 and Exit 48/Round Swamp Rd. due to a semi-truck overturning and spilling garbage.
Traffic was backed up to Exit 51/Deer Park Ave./Rt. 231.
The crash happened just before 3 a.m. and sent debris across the roadway. Crews were still cleaning up the mess during the morning commute, causing heavy delays.