Tractor-Trailer Driver Ticketed For Causing I-81 Backup

Nedrow, N.Y. - The driver of a tractor-trailer driver is being ticketed for causing the accident that backed up Northbound I-81.

Onondaga County deputies say 34-year-old Frederick Wong, of South Carolina, was driving near the Nedrow and Onondaga Nation exit yesterday when he sideswiped another tractor-trailer. The impact caused the second tractor-trailer to rear-end a cargo-box truck.

Both of those vehicles had stopped due to an unrelated crash.

Wong ended up getting trapped in the cab of his tractor-trailer and was treated for minor injuries. No one else was hurt.

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