ANDOVER (CBS) – Five people were hurt in a two car crash on Route 495 in Andover at the start of rush hour Monday morning.
It happened in the southbound lanes around 6:15 a.m. just before Interstate 93.
At least one of the five people was critically injured.
“A 44-year old male from Riverdale, MD was driving a 1999 Ford Explorer (SUV). This operator received serious injury and was transported to Lawrence General Hospital via medical helicopter,” State police said in a statement.
“The operator of the second vehicle, a 32 year old male from Bradford, MA was injured and transported to an area hospital.”
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Traffic was backed up for miles in the area.
No further details are available at this point.