Route 128 Closed for Nearly an Hour After Tuesday Night Crash

A two-car crash on Tuesday night on Route 128 closed a section of the road near Route 62.

A two car crash on Route 128 closed the northbound lanes for nearly an hour on Tuesday night.

The crash occurred before 11 p.m. between the exit 22 exit ramp to Route 62 (Elliott Street) and the northbound on-ramp from Route 62.

Initial reports from the scene said that there were three people involved in the crash. The driver of one of the vehicle was trapped in their car and had to be freed by the Danvers Fire Department by the Jaws of Life. Lyons ambulance took that person to Beverly Hospital. Two other people were not injured.

Further details were not immediately available from State Police on Tuesday night.

The state Department ofTransportation also had to be called to clean up some ebris fromn teh crash. The road was completedly reopened at about 11:45 p.m.

Sean Ward December 12, 2012 at 02:37 PM
There have been more accidents in and around this new "safer" exit in the past year than I can remember over the previous 20.
Rebecca Collins-Ruest December 13, 2012 at 03:24 AM
You are absolutely correct Mr. Ward! The State of Massachusetts really needs to look and reevaluate the surroundings of where the work is being done and where it actually should be done. There definitely has been more than enough accidents since all this construction has been started! This has become a more dangerous intersection than it actually was before!


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