It happened around 5:30 p.m.
The truck overturned and landed on a pickup truck.
Three people were injured in the accident, but none of the injuries are life threatening.
The truck was wedged under the Brooklyn Bridge overpass.
Fuel was leaking out of the tractor and cleanup continues.
A tow truck arrived at the scene to get the truck out.
It took some three hours to get the expressway cleared and reopened to traffic.
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