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Major backups after tanker overturns on Long Island

January 9, 2013 1:59:16 PM PST
An overturned tanker truck caused significant traffic problems on two major Long Island highways early Wednesday.

Rockaway Turnpike and the Nassau Expressway was closed for hours in the area of Burnside Avenue where the accident occurred at 4:54 a.m. Wednesday.

Firefighters sprayed foam on the truck. It was not immediately clear if any of the tanker fuel had leaked.

There was no immediate reports of injuries.

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