LAKE GEORGE — No injuries were reported when a tractor-trailer driver veered off the Northway in a construction zone near Exit 23 and heavily damaged his vehicle Thursday night.
The crash happened around 5:30 p.m. when the driver veered off the shoulder in the northbound lanes, hitting an unoccupied contractor vehicle and then concrete barriers in a work zone at the exit overpass. Contractors have been working on the overpass for several weeks, and shoulders near the bridge have been closed with speed limits reduced.
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The driver, Wojciech Sieradzki, 55, of Mississauga, Ontario, Canada, was not hurt. But the crash fouled traffic into the mid-evening as the vehicle was removed.
State Police are investigating the crash.