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Tractor-trailer jackknifes on Major Deegan Expressway

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Jackknifed tractor-trailer at 138th Street on the Major Deegan Expressway. Jackknifed tractor-trailer at 138th Street on the Major Deegan Expressway.
NEW YORK (MYFOXNY) -

Only a few lanes of the southbound Major Deegan Expressway were getting by at 138th Street in the Bronx for the Wednesday morning commute.

A tractor-trailer jackknifed just before 7 a.m. forcing the closure of several lanes.

Traffic was backed-up for several miles and northbound traffic was a slow-go due to rubbernecking.

Drivers were advised to use alternate routes.

The tractor-trailer was removed from the Deegan at about 8 a.m.

Police and an ambulance were called to the scene, but it did not appear anyone was injured.

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