Officials: 1 person hospitalized in fiery multi-car crash on BQE

One person was injured following a fiery multi-vehicle accident on the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway.
The incident happened on the westbound side near the Cadman Plaza exit around 6 a.m.
A pickup truck was reportedly engulfed in flames.
News 12 is told at least three cars were involved, and one person was taken to the hospital.
The Office of Emergency Management is telling drivers to use alternate routes.
Stay with News 12 for further developments on this story.