BEVERLY (CBS) – The bright sun appears to be the cause of a 10-car crash that shut down part of Route 128 in Beverly Friday morning.

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State Police said it started at about 7 a.m. in the northbound lanes near exit 19 when solar glare became a problem for several drivers.

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There was a crash just north of the rest area and another collision followed that one.

There were no serious injuries reported, but all the northbound lanes were shut down briefly.

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Five vehicles were towed from the scene, which was cleared as of 8 a.m.