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Saw Mill River Parkway Reopens After Serious Crash That Injures Two

The Saw Mill River Parkway was temporarily shut down as police conducted an accident investigation in Yonkers.
The Saw Mill River Parkway was temporarily shut down as police conducted an accident investigation in Yonkers. Photo Credit: Google Maps

This story has been updated.

The New York State Department of Transportation announced shortly before 11:30 a.m. on Thursday morning that both north and southbound lanes on the Saw Mill River Parkway have been reopened from the New York City line and Cross County Parkway following the accident investigation.

The original story is below:

WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. - The southbound side of the Saw Mill River Parkway has been reopened in both directions in Yonkers following a crash that left two with serious injuries.

The New York State Department of Transportation announced that the northbound and southbound lanes of the parkway would be closed on Thursday morning as Westchester County Police conducted an accident investigation after the crash, which happened at approximately 3:15 a.m.

One southbound lane remains closed, though the rest were reopened at approximately 7:15 a.m. The northbound lanes are expected to be closed for several hours, possibly through noon, according to the NYSDOT.

Motorists traveling northbound are being redirected to Mosholu Parkway to West 230th Street to Route 9, the DOT noted.

According to reports , the two-car crash left both drivers with critical injuries, including a broken leg and neck injury. The crash backed up traffic for several hours in the area during the accident investigation.

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