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Mass. Pike Tractor-Trailer Crash Backs Up Traffic For Miles

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A car carrier backed up traffic for miles in Newton. (CBS)

A car carrier backed up traffic for miles in Newton. (CBS)

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NEWTON (CBS) — A jack-knifed tractor-trailer crash on the Massachusetts Turnpike tied up traffic for miles, Wednesday morning.

Around 9 a.m., State Police received calls about the crash on I-90 westbound in Newton.

Seven other cars were involved in the crash.

A portion of the roadway was closed while police cleared the crash, it re-opened shortly after.

Police say minor injuries were reported. There is no word yet on what caused the crash.

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