Sunday, September 23, 2012

Numerous crashes on Masspike bring traffic to a halt

Shortly before 5:45 PM today the State police responded to the Masspike eastbound around mile marker 67 in Brimfield for a reported multi vehicle accident involving as many as 8 vehicles. Preliminary investigation by troopers indicated there were 2 accidents. 1 involving 2 vehicles and a 2nd 3 car accident in the mix. Numerous injuries have been reported, none serious or life threatening. Ambulances from numerous departments around the area are responding include; Palmer, Wilbraham, Monson and Warren. The 2 left travel lanes are shutdown as state police work the crash and wreckers clear the scene. Traffic is at a standstill currently for 7 miles approaching the scene.

Update-6:45 PM. Troopers reporting now that both scenes are clear and all travel lanes are open. Delays are starting to ease.

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