SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – A portion of I-91 in Springfield has reopened following a crash Monday morning that injured one woman.
According to the Massachusetts Department of Transportation, two right lanes were temporarily closed on the northbound side of I-91 at exit 8 (Route 116) in Springfield. State Police say one woman was trapped inside a vehicle. Officers worked together to stabilize the vehicle that was caught on the guard rail to help crews get the passenger out of the vehicle.
The 29-year-old woman from Westfield was taken to Baystate Medical Center for her injuries but is expected to be okay. An early investigation revealed that the woman had stopped for traffic and her vehicle was struck by another vehicle in the back.
The two lanes on I-91 North were reopened by 10:10 a.m. Massachusetts State Police are still investigating the crash.