Tractor trailer-rollover snarls traffic on I-495 near Pike


HOPKINTON, Mass. ( -- Two people were injured in a rollover crash involving a tractor-trailer hauling glass containers on the Route 495 ramp to the Massachusetts Turnpike.

Mass. State Police said the truck was traveling on the southbound side of the interstate when it entered the ramp to the Mass. Pike and rolled over. Police said speed may have been a factor in the crash.

The two people in the truck, both 65-years-old, had to be removed from the truck by emergency crews. They were taken to UMass Medical Center with injuries that were not life-threatening.

Police said cleanup from the crash was expected to last into the evening commute and advised drivers to seek alternate routes. Route 495 north near exit 22 was experiencing some delays.