Accident closes section of the Northway

— A tractor trailer accident on Interstate 87 closed off the northbound lane to travelers the morning of Thursday, July 26.

At about 7:30 a.m., the tractor trailer overturned across both lanes of northbound traffic between exits 35 and 34. The section of the interstate was closed till about 12:50 p.m. when emergency response was able to remove the truck from the roadway.

For about four and a half hours, traffic was rerouted to take Route 9N and Route 22 to re-enter the Adirondack Northway by exit 35.

Police were unable to give any details about the well being of the driver or the circumstances behind the truck's overturn.

More information will be provided as it becomes available.

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