Sign collapse closes Whitestone Bridge

The Whitestone Bridge was closed in both directions for hours Friday after an overhead sign collapsed on the Queens-bound side of the bridge. A Bridges and Tunnels official says a truck hit the sign,

News 12 Staff

Mar 28, 2009, 1:53 AM

Updated 5,560 days ago

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The Whitestone Bridge was closed in both directions for hours Friday after an overhead sign collapsed on the Queens-bound side of the bridge.
A Bridges and Tunnels official says a truck hit the sign, which caused it to collapse. Two men in the truck, including the driver, were injured in the accident. Authorities say one man had a minor head injury and the other had a fractured leg.
Traffic was diverted to the Throgs Neck and Robert F. Kennedy Triboro bridges.
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