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The Mid Hudson Bridge is blocked, according to the Town of Lloyd Police Department, owing to an accident on the Dutchess County side of the bridge.
The Town of Lloyd Police Department posted on Facebook shortly before 7:30 a.m. on Wednesday, “Mid-Hudson Bridge CLOSED until further notice due to a vehicle accident on the Dutchess side of the bridge.”
Expect delays and seek alternate routes, the New York State Bridge Authority stated around 8:45 a.m.
CLEARED: Mid-Hudson Bridge: East End accident, all lanes of traffic. Traffic currently stopped both directions. Expect delays.
— NYS Bridge Authority (@NYSBridge) May 18, 2022
“Motorists are advised to avoid the Mid-Hudson Bridge and seek alternate routes, according to the New York State Bridge Authority. There is no way to move westbound or eastward. As soon as traffic resumes, we will notify you “Around 8:45 a.m., the New York State Bridge Authority wrote.
The closure is anticipated to linger “a bit longer,” according to traffic reporter Nancy Remy, who added that it is now “an accident inquiry.” She also stated that, while not confirmed at this time, the accident appeared to have occurred during a police chase.
Kevin Ruby posted images of the crash on Facebook. Two vehicles and a motorcycle appear to have been involved in the accident, according to the photos.