Plainville Tractor-Trailer Turnover Causes Morning Delays on Route 495

An overturned tractor-trailer at Exit 14 on Route 495 caused some delays for commuters this morning.

An accident on 495 South in Plainville caused some traffic delays for commuters this morning. At approximately 6:30 a.m., a tractor-trailer truck at the off ramp from 495 South to Route 1 South at Exit 14 rolled over, forcing the shutdown of the exit ramp according to the Massachusetts State Police.

The driver of the truck was taken to Rhode Island Hospital to treat minor non life-threatening injuries.

The Wrentham Fire Department was on the scene by 8 a.m. to clean up an small fuel spill caused by the accident.

The accident did cause delays in the morning commute. The exit was reopened by 9:15 a.m.

The Massachusetts State Police are currently investigating the cause of the accident.


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