NEW YORK, NY ( / — New York Governor Andrew Cuomo was captured in a dramatic rescue video along a busy New York City roadway.

The Governor's motorcade came upon a motor vehicle accident just moments after it occurred and before first responders arrived.

Cuomo and his team sprang into action, turning into real-life heroes for the day.

The accident and rescue happened earlier today, Monday, Jan. 6, on the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway (BQE)

Watch the video.

Tell OnSachem your news, events and more

Sign up for OnSachem's email newsletters

Advertise with OnSachem

Like OnSachem on Facebook

Follow OnSachem on Twitter

Follow OnSachem on Instagram, powered by, is the trusted hyperlocal source of news, views, info, events and more for the 85,000 residents that call Sachem home. serves Farmingville, Holbrook, Holtsville, Lake Grove and Lake Ronkonkoma on Long Island, NY.

Recommended for you

Load comments