An accident on the New York State Thruway has completely blocked traffic heading west around exits 39 and 40. While details are limited at this time, traffic cameras indicate that the westbound lane of the Thruway is completely shut down, and traffic is being diverted off exit 39.
UPDATE SYRACUSE: Accident: WB on I-90 exit 39-exit 40: All lanes blocked. All Traffic being diverted off Exit 39
— NYSThruwayTRANSalert (@ThruwayTraffic) February 11, 2016
Those traveling from the east should expect to be diverted off of the New York State Thruway until they reach exit 40 where motorists should be able to return. Authorities point out that the accident happened around milepost 304.Stay tuned to FingerLakes1.com for more information as details become available.