George Washington Bridge reopened after fatal accident causes hours of gridlock

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The bridge was shut down after two tractor-trailers got into an accident. (Credit: News 12)

The George Washington Bridge has been reopened after a deadly accident shut down the bridge early Thursday morning.

Police say two tractor-trailers en route to New York City collided at around 2 a.m., killing one driver and injuring the other. The accident investigation and removal of both trucks took nine hours before lanes were reopened.

With the bridge closed, drivers sought out alternate...

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