Short morning drives to work took hours thanks to a horrific-looking tractor-trailer accident.

New York State Police confirmed an investigation into the crash in the lower Hudson Valley.

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On Wednesday around 6 a.m., New York State Police responded to a multi-vehicle crash on I-287 westbound near mile marker 4.2.

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The Freightliner tractor-trailer driven by a 63-year-old man from Florida was traveling eastbound on I-287 when it sideswiped a Volkswagon sedan.

The tractor-trailer rolled over on the westbound side of I-287 between Exits 8 and 7. The trailer also spilled a load of solar panels onto the roadway.


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Lindenhurst, New York Man Injured

The tractor-trailer overturned over the center median which then struck a tractor-trailer traveling westbound. The second tractor-trailer was driven by a 30-year-old man from Lindenhurst, New York.

He suffered minor injuries. No other injuries were reported.

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The crash in White Plains is what led to a nightmarish commute for many. Both the left and center lanes were left blocked and triggered hefty delays.

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State Police urged drivers to seek other routes stating there would be "significant delays" during the cleanup and recovery efforts.

One Hudson Valley Post reader told us her 15-minute commute took over two hours.

The crash remains under investigation.

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