BERLIN, MASS. (WHDH) - Three people were hospitalized following a fiery crash involving multiple tractor-trailers on Interstate 495 southbound in Berlin on Tuesday morning.

Emergency crews responding to the highway just after the exit to Route 62 around 3:10 a.m. found three tractor-trailers and a pickup truck towing an empty horse trailer involved in a serious crash.

One of the tractor-trailers caught on fire.

Three people were transported to area hospitals with injuries state police say are believed to be non-life-threatening.

Crews worked throughout the morning cleaning up fuel that spilled onto the highway.

State police temporarily closed down a portion of I-495 and detoured drivers off exit 26.

The right lane of travel reopened at 6 a.m., while the middle and left lanes reopened around 9:20 a.m.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.

This is a developing story; stay with 7NEWS on-air and online for the latest updates.


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