Driver taken to hospital after tractor-trailer crash on I-91 in Holyoke

Hampden County

HOLYOKE, Mass. (WWLP) – A driver was taken to the hospital after a tractor-trailer rollover Wednesday morning in Holyoke.

Holyoke State Police Lt. O’Toole told 22News, just before 5:00 a.m, officers were called to I-91 southbound in Holyoke for a report of a crash involving a truck carrying lumber.

O’Toole said the tractor-trailer struck a guardrail and flipped on its side. The driver was taken to Baystate Medical Center with serious, but non-life threatening injuries.

Crews will be removing the truck from the area as troopers from the Northampton Barracks investigate the crash. O’Toole said the truck stationed off to the side at the moment will not affect any traffic.

As of 12:00 p.m. the right lane is still closed on I-91 southbound in Holyoke and the recovery of the tractor-trailer is expected to last another 2-3 more hours according to state police.

According to Massachusetts State Police, the right lane on I-91 in Holyoke will be closed at 9:00 a.m. for recovery.

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