NEW YORK (AP) Authorities say four people were hurt in a multi-car accident on the Gowanus Expressway in Brooklyn.

Fire officials say the victims were taken to a local hospital. All the injuries appeared minor.

The accident occurred around 4:30 a.m. Tuesday. It's causing major traffic delays in the area.

Fox 5 News reports that it happened in the eastbound HOV lanes near Sixth Avenue. They say 11 cars were involved in the accident.

Further information wasn't immediately available.