NEWTON (CBS) – A three-car crash on Route 9 in Newton caused heavy delays on Tuesday afternoon.
The fire department said there were no major injuries after the crash sent a telephone pole and transformer crashing down onto the road.READ MORE: McDonald's Requiring Face Masks Again At Most US Restaurants, Regardless Of COVID Vaccination Status
It happened on Route 9 eastbound, shutting down the road from Parker Street to Langley Road. A detour was in place as crews cleaned up the scene.READ MORE: CDC: 12 Of 14 Massachusetts Counties Now High Or Substantial Risk For COVID Transmission
“The closure is expected to last hours with heavy delays,” police said.MORE NEWS: Barack Obama To Scale Back Martha’s Vineyard Birthday Party Due To Delta Variant
Drivers are urged to avoid the scene. Crews also had to turn off power in the area for several hours.