8-car crash snarls traffic on Mass Pike

NEWTON, Mass. (WHDH) — An eight-car crash on the Mass Pike Friday morning is causing lengthy traffic delays.

Newton fire officials say crews responded around 8 a.m. to the eastbound side of the highway for a report of a multi-car crash.

Only minor injuries were reported, but the crash resulted in traffic delays out past Route 128.

Motorists are being asked to avoid the area as crews work to clear the scene.

The cause of the crash was not immediately known.

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