City Island residents call for changes to address seasonal traffic woes

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CITY ISLAND -

Traffic delays engulfed City Island Road this weekend after a car accident that left six people injured.

The incident occurred after officers from the 45th Precinct were monitoring traffic because of massive congestion due to the warm weather Friday.

The accident only made things worse.

None of the injuries were life-threatening but some City Island residents are now asking police and transit officials to implement a way to allow them to get around seasonal traffic backups.

Traffic slowed down Sunday because of the cold, windy weather but residents say traffic problems will resume once the temperatures get warmer.

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