Car Fire on Staten Island Expressway Jams Rush Hour Traffic

SILive - November 06, 2019

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- A car fire blocking two eastbound lanes on the Staten Island Expressway near Richmond Avenue during Monday’s evening rush slowed traffic in both directions.

The car fire was reported at 4:45 p.m., according to an FDNY spokesman.

Firefighters were still on scene as of 5:15 p.m.; at that time no injuries or hospital transports were reported, according to the spokesman.