SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Traffic was backed up on I-91 South in Springfield following a major car crash Saturday night.

According to Massachusetts State Police, there were multiple cars involved in the crash. Injuries are unknown at this time but people have been taken to the hospital.

The crash occurred on I-91 South near the Basketball Hall of Fame. Police are asking drivers to avoid the area if possible.

The left two lanes have reopened to traffic.

This is a developing story. 22News will bring you the latest information as soon as it becomes available.