STURBRIDGE, Mass. (WWLP) – An accident involving two tractor trailers and a car closed all eastbound lanes of traffic on I-84 in Sturbridge Monday morning.
According to State Police, the accident occurred around 8:05 a.m. near Exit 3 on I-84 with one driver, a 37-year-old Stamford, Connecticut man, taken to the hospital for minor injuries. One tractor trailer was sideswiped and damaged, causing debris to spill all over the highway. The second truck swerved off the road and crashed into the tree line.
Photos shared by State Police show the two tractor trailers heavily damaged in the incident. Debris, cargo and fuel can be seen all over the highway.
Sturbridge Police, State Police and Sturbridge firefighters assisted in the accident. State Police was rerouting traffic through the nearby weigh-station for hours as crews cleaned up the area. The highway was reopened by 3:15 p.m.