DUXBURY, MASS. (WHDH) - A Shaw’s tractor-trailer that crashed on Route 3 in Duxbury on Thursday leaked fuel and caused major delays, officials said.

Emergency crews responding to a report of a crash on the northbound side of the highway before 3:30 p.m. found a truck that went off the road and over the guardrail, according to the Duxbury Fire Department.

The truck driver was taken to South Shore Hospital, officials said. There was no immediate word on the severity of their injuries.

Motorists are being urged to avoid the area. Just one lane of traffic is getting by. Lengthy delays are expected.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.

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