Trash truck teeters over highway guard rail

A portion of a New York highway was closed Friday morning after a garbage truck nearly flew off an exit ramp and became stuck, ending up balanced on a guard rail.

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New York State Police said the county waste truck became stuck around 4:15 a.m. causing a closure to all lanes and the shoulder near Exit 3 of Interstate 787, WNYT reported.

The driver was trapped in the truck for some time, but was able to get out. He was uninjured.

Crews using a crane worked to get the truck back on the road.

It is unclear what caused the truck to crash.

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