Tractor-Trailers Crash, Traffic Backed Up For Miles On 495

Cause of multiple-truck accident is under investigation.

Traffic on in the northbound lane of Route 495 remains backed up for miles in the wake of a crash involving three tractor-trailers in Tewksbury.

The accident took place just after 6:30 a.m. between the exits for Route 38 and Route 133. No injuries have been reported, according to a report on NECN.com.

The crash created a huge mess, as empty paint cans and rice was strewn all over the highway, according to a report by WCVB-Ch. 5. One of the trucks was rear-ended, while another was run off the highway.

Commuters are being advised to seek alternate routes. Click here for the latest traffic conditions, updated every five minutes.

Tewksbury Patch will provide updates on this accident and the status of Route 495 as more information becomes available.




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