Driver seriously injured in crash with tractor-trailer on I-93 in Reading

READING, MASS. (WHDH) - A driver was hospitalized with life-threatening injuries after getting into a crash with a tractor-trailer on Interstate 93 in Reading on Tuesday, officials said.

Troopers responding to a reported crash on the southbound side of the highway around 6:45 p.m. found the 73-year-old driver of a 2012 Chevy Cruze seriously injured, according to state police.

The 73-year-old driver was taken to a nearby hospital.

The 23-year-old driver of the FedEx truck was uninjured.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

The road has since reopened.

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

(Copyright (c) 2020 Sunbeam Television. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)