Accident Snarls Traffic on Mass. Pike in Grafton

*UPDATE: The eastbound side of the Massachusetts Turnpike was opened at 12:33 p.m.*

(NECN: Grafton, Mass.) - Traffic is backed up on the Massachusetts Turnpike eastbound at mile marker 98 in Grafton.

This, after a pickup truck hit a tractor-trailer that was stopped in the breakdown lane.

The driver of the truck was trapped and required extrication by emergency officials. The driver has been transported to a hospital by medical helicopter.

The eastbound lane is now closed.

This is a separate accident from the one that involved a truck carrying corn this morning.

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