07/03/2014 09:30 hrs. Moriches Rt 27 & Moriches Mid Isl-Lambui
A payloader was ripped off it's trailer while being towed west bound on Sunrise Highway (Rt. 27) at approx. 9:30 a.m. causing massive traffic delays. Authorities were unsure at the time if the payloader struck the Moriches Middle Island Road overpass or if the driver lost control causing the payloader to fall off it's trailer. A DOT bridge inspector was called to the scene to assess the bridge. Sunrise Hwy. was closed to one lane while the clean-up and investigation continued.
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