Four people, all reportedly with minor injuries, were taken by ambulance to the hospital after a car cash during the rush hour on Wednesday evening.
The crash occurred at about 4:45 p.m. on High Street near the Route 128 overpass at exit 23. It involved two cars and a total of five people. One person refused medical attention and four others were taken by Lyons ambulance to Beverly Hospital.
On its Facebook and Twitter pages, Danvers Police Department advised drivers to avoid the area because of the crash. It caused significant backups and congestions along High Street, according to Google Traffic.
The crash was cleared from the road by about 5:30 p.m.
It was the second traffic crash with injuries along a major thoroughfare in Danvers during the evening commute in as many days. Two women were injured when their vehicles struck head-on on Locust Street on Tuesday evening at about the same time.