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.
Check: Traffic UpdatesREAD MORE: 12-Year-Old Boy Seriously Injured After Being Struck By Car In Taunton
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.READ MORE: Judge Will Not Block COVID Vaccine Mandate For Massachusetts Correction Officers
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.MORE NEWS: 'I Know A Lot Of People Who Have Quit': Friday Deadline For Boston Hospital Employees To Get COVID Vaccine
Five vehicles were towed from the scene, which was cleared as of 8 a.m.