COLONIE, N.Y. (NEWS10) — A crash that happened just before 5 a.m. Friday morning forced emergency crews to close all lanes on the I-87 Northway northbound, near Exit 7. According to police, a tractor hauling a trailer and construction equipment overturned while navigating the ramp.
Traffic was at a standstill for hours as the wreck was cleared. The road reopened at about 7:45 a.m. The tractor-trailer was removed and the construction equipment was placed in the median to be removed later. The operator suffered minor injuries.