FedEx truck crash slows traffic in I-81 work area near Binghamton


An accident involving a FedEx delivery truck resulted in traffic on Interstate 81 in a construction area in the town of Dickinson.

The FedEx Ground vehicle was heading south when it swerved off the freeway in the median at around 2:25 p.m. Monday.

The scene of the accident occurred at the 5 Front Street exit interchange, just north of the town of Binghamton.

New York State Police called for an ambulance to respond to assess the man driving the truck.

Southbound traffic on I-81 was slowed as the left lane near the crash site was closed.

Roundabouts are being built at the interchange as part of a multi-year project aimed at improving traffic in the area of ​​the Front Street exit.

Traffic was slowed near the Front Street exit of I-81 in the town of Dickinson on October 18, 2021. (Photo: Bob Joseph / WNBF News)

Contact WNBF News reporter Bob Joseph: [email protected].

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