19 Vehicles Crash In O’Neill Tunnel During Morning Rush Hour Accidents
BOSTON (CBS) – Nineteen vehicles crashed in four separate accidents just inside the entrance to the Tip O’Neill Tunnel during the morning rush hour Monday.
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State Police said it all happened in the northbound lanes just before 8 a.m.
The first crash was a chain reaction incident that involved nine cars. One person was taken to the hospital with what police described as “non-life-threatening injuries.”
Moments later, four more cars crashed.
Another four vehicles crashed in a third incident and then two more collided in a fourth accident.
There were no injuries in the final three crashes.
Traffic was backed up for a while in the area.
It’s not clear yet what caused the initial crash or if the wet weather was a factor.
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