MARLBORO (CBS) – A tractor-trailer crash shut down part of Interstate 495 in Marlboro for several hours early Wednesday morning.

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The truck rolled over and blocked all the northbound lanes between exits 25 and 26 around 4:45 a.m.

The highway was shut down until two lanes were opened just before 7:30 a.m. The ramp from I-290 east to I-495 north was also closed for a period of time.

As of 11 a.m., crews continued working to clean up following the crash, but all lanes had been reopened.

A MedFlight rescue helicopter landed on the highway around 6:25 a.m. to rush the driver to the hospital after they were trapped inside the truck.

It’s not clear yet what caused the crash.

No other information is available at this point in the investigation.

  1. What is going on with all these truck accidents this year?

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