NYC BULLETIN 1-5 m delay UPPER EAST RIVER CROSSINGS: ROBERT F KENNEDY BRIDGE (TO MANHATTAN) CLOSED BOTH DIRECTIONS ON THE MANHATTAN SPAN DUE TO PD ACTIVITY.... ALSO QUEENS BOUND IS CLOSED // BRONX BOUND FROM QUEENS IS OPEN BUT EXPECT HEAVY DELAYS ***RADIO BULLETINS SAY IT'S A SUSPICIOUS CAR, A RENTAL, MYSTERIOUS, SMELLING OF GASOLINE... A TERROR ATTACK?
11:23 - A SUSPICIOUS RENTAL CAR LEAKING GASOLINE; A HAZ MAT SITUATION... STAY TUNED...
Less than a week after the car bombing attempt in Times Square, the RFK bridge that connects Manhattan, Queens, and the Bronx is closed because of an abandoned UHaul with Arizona plates. The abandoned vehicle smells of gasoline, and Hazmat and Police are assessing the details.11:40 PM: WCBS-TV:
Police say witnesses reported seeing a man flee the vehicle sometime Wednesday night and a smell of gasoline was reported coming from the vehicle, which was described as a U-Haul or Ryder truck.STAY TUNED ...
[ASIDE: ARIZONA PLATES!?!? CINCO DE MAYO!?!? COULD IT BE A LEFTIST ATTACK!?
LEFT-WING ARSONISTS KILLED 3 IN GREECE TODAY RIOTING AGAINST AUSTERITY MEASURES - LIKE SAYING THAT INSTEAD OF RETIRING AND COLLECTING STATE PENSIONS AT AGE 50 (yes 50!!!) GREEKS SHOULD MAYBE WORK UNTIL THEY'RE 55 OR 60.]
The bomb squad investigated the abandoned truck with the use of a police vehicle that is equipped with x-ray equipment. It was inspected but police found nothing inside. NYPD Deputy Commissioner Paul Browne said “all clear” after the NYPD bomb squad inspected the vehicle.GOOD.