MIDDLEBORO (CBS) – A serious crash temporarily shut down a portion of Interstate 495 in Middleboro on Thursday.

The crash happened around 10 a.m. between Exit 2 and 3. All lanes were closed briefly while a MedFlight helicopter landed, but the road has since reopened.

A truck left I-495 and slammed into a tree, causing serious injuries. (WBZ-TV)

Traffic was backed up for several miles following the crash.

The scene of an I-495 crash in Middleboro. (WBZ-TV)

A pickup truck appears to have left the road, crashed into a wooded area and snapped a tree.

No further details are currently available.

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