Shipping container blocks traffic in Mansfield after falling off truck

MANSFIELD, MASS. (WHDH) - A massive shipping container caused traffic problems in Mansfield on Wednesday morning after it fell off a truck that was towing it, police said.

Officers responding to the westbound side of Chauncy Street under the train bridge found the container blocking the right travel lane, according to the Mansfield Police Department.

Traffic was able to get by in the left lane but police urged motorists to avoid the area if possible.

No additional details were immediately available.

The incident remains under investigation.

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