By CBSBoston.com Staff

BOSTON (CBS) – A series of crashes took place during the Tuesday morning commute around the region as ice made for slippery driving conditions.

Multiple cars were involved in a crash on Route 3 North after Exit 20 in Duxbury, including one that went into the median.

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Just after 6 a.m., a rollover crash was reported on Interstate 93 in Andover near Exit 42. Traffic slowed down in the area following the crash.

The crash is being reported as serious with a driver trapped and the vehicle on top of the guardrail.

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A car and tractor trailer were involved in a crash on I-495 South in Haverhill. The right lane was closed following the crash.

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation had 547 pieces of equipment deployed on the roads as of 6:30 a.m. around the state.

The speed limit was lowered to 40 MPH between the New York border and Weston due to road conditions.

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Ice caused several crashes late Monday night as well around the area.

CBSBoston.com Staff