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LIE reopens in Queens after dump truck crash near Exit 23

Authorities said the Long Island Expressway reopened in

Authorities said the Long Island Expressway reopened in both directions on Tuesday afternoon after a dump truck overturned near Exit 23 in Queens. Credit: Lou Minutoli

All lanes of the Long Island Expressway in both directions have reopened in Queens after a dump truck overturned earlier near Exit 23, officials said.

The accident occurred at 12:15 p.m. just east of the Kissena Boulevard exit overpass, causing the temporary closure of the expressway near the Utopia Parkway exit, according to a State Police spokesman.

The NYPD did not have any details on the cause of the accident or any injuries.

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