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Truck Accident in Andover Spills Watermelons and Fuel, Also Causing Injuries

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A 2002 Kenworth tractor-trailer tipped over causing watermelons and fuel to spill on to the road and sending one person to the hospital with injuries, early Saturday evening, April 28, 2018.  The accident occurred near the ramp leading to Interstate 93 South on Interstate 495.

The interstate had to be closed for several hours Saturday evening so the watermelons and fuel spilled in the accident could be cleaned up and cleared after the truck tipped over.  All lanes of traffic on the Interstate were opened to traffic around 5:40 pm.

At 3:18 a.m. today, Massachusetts State Police reported that an accident occurred between eastbound Route 290 and northbound Route 495Marlborough tractor-trailer rollover injuries

In Marlborough, a tractor-trailer rolled over at the steep curve. The accident caused a bottleneck on that interchange.

Massachusetts Department of Transportation and Marlbourgh Fire were on the scene. The trailer was removed by Ricky’s Towing.

No further details have been released as to the driver’s identity or cause of the rollover.

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A single lane was blocked off to traffic on the Northbound Interstate 95 today due to a tractor-trailer accident. The vehicle tried to exit the highway Massachusetts I-95 crash injuriesinto the breakdown lane, but collided into the shoulder and flipped onto its right side. The driver tried to turn off the highway believing there was a problem with the items on the trailer.

The accident happened at approximately 7 a.m. around the Western Avenue and Civic Center Drive off-ramps. The lane was opened later in the day. However, the remnants of the crash were still being hauled away while the lanes were re-opened.

The driver of the tractor-trailer was identified as Massachusetts resident Joshua Linfield. He sustained injuries to the side of his body and was transported to the hospital from the scene.

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