Van collides with tractor-trailer, causes traffic nightmare on I-87

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A collision between a van and a tractor-trailer on I-87 created a traffic nightmare this morning and sent at least one person to the hospital.

State police says the crash happened just before 8 a.m. in Monsey on the Westchester-bound side of the Thruway.

The driver of the van had to be extricated and rushed to the hospital.

Delays stretched back to I-287 on New Jersey.

Crews were able to open all lanes by around 10 a.m., and traffic returned to normal.

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