• lawrence January 30, 2023 4:13 pm

    Truck Carrying Trash Crashes on I-495 in Lawrence, Closing Lanes

    A truck carrying trash crashed on Interstate 495 in Lawrence, Massachusetts, Monday, rolling over and closing two lanes of the highway, officials said. The crash took place on the northbound side of the highway before exit 104, the Department of Transportation said. It wasn’t immediately clear if anyone was hurt in the crash. State police urged drivers to avoid the…

  • Westford November 15, 2022 6:24 am

    Truck Crashes Into Overpass in Westford

    A truck carrying other vehicles hit an overpass Tuesday morning in Westford, Massachusetts. The truck was traveling on Boston Road when it apparently struck a I-495 overpass. Crews were seen inspecting the bridge. Additional details have not been released yet.

  • I-495 October 20, 2022 7:36 pm

    Power Lines Down on I-495 in Chelmsford, Causing Traffic Delays

    Downed power lines snarled traffic in both directions on Interstate 495 in Chelmsford, Massachusetts State Police said Thursday afternoon. Police said shortly after 6:30 p.m. that southbound traffic was backed up for three miles, and northbound for two miles. Authorities said southbound traffic was being diverted onto Route 3, with northbound traffic being sent onto Route 110 via Exit 88….

  • wareham October 18, 2022 12:14 pm

    Girl, 16, Killed When Minivan Veers Off Road, Hits Tree in Wareham, Police Say

    A 16-year-old girl was killed in a crash late Monday night in Wareham, according to Massachusetts State Police. The teenager was driving a 2008 Toyota Sienna southbound on I-495, when the minivan veered off the road and into the grass median, before hitting an embankment and striking a tree, according to a news release. She was the only person in…

  • Andover October 13, 2022 12:02 pm

    Fatal Crash Causes Major Delays on I-495 in Andover

    A fatal crash caused major delays on Interstate 495 in Andover, Massachusetts, on Thursday morning. A truck carrying a roll-off dumpster was impacted by a box truck near the exit ramp while stopped in the right travel lane at around 7 a.m. on Thursday. The driver of the box truck, identified as an adult male, was transported to Lawrence General…

  • STATE POLICE October 8, 2022 3:37 pm

    Halifax Man Fatally Hit by SUV After Walking on I-495

    A pedestrian was fatally struck by a car on I-495 near Plainville, Massachusetts after getting out of his own car early on Saturday morning, according to police. Police say the currently unnamed 41-year-old man from Halifax, Massachusetts was hit by a Volvo SUV on the northbound side of I-495 near Exit 36B around 5 a.m., close to where his empty…

  • Andover July 20, 2022 3:57 pm

    Suspect in Standoff That Shut Down I-495 in Andover Has Died After Shooting Himself

    A Massachusetts man who shot himself after an hourslong standoff with police that shut down Interstate 495 in Andover on Tuesday night has died, state police say. The suspect, identified by police as Anthony Miele, 49, of Quincy, killed himself while state police negotiators were attempting to get him to surrender. He was taken to an area hospital, where he…

  • Massachusetts State Police July 19, 2022 11:30 pm

    Armed Suspect Shuts Down Part of I-495 in Andover for Hours

    A person with a gun kept police in a standoff that shut down Interstate 495 in Andover for hours Tuesday evening, Massachusetts State Police said.

  • Andover July 20, 2022 1:45 am

    Standoff Shuts Down I-495 in Andover; Police Say Suspect Shot Himself

    A person with a gun kept police in a standoff that shut down Interstate 495 in Andover for hours Tuesday evening, Massachusetts State Police said. The person, who has not been identified, appeared to have shot himself and was rushed to Lawrence General Hospital, police said, nearly two hours after the standoff began. Aerial footage of the scene showed police…

  • raynham July 1, 2022 9:56 am

    Bear That Was Stranded on I-495 Median in Mass. Later Died

    A bear that stopped traffic on Interstate 495 in southern Massachusetts last week later died despite efforts to save it. The bear had appeared to be injured and was stranded in a highway median in Raynham on June 23. The highway was briefly shut as authorities worked to get the animal tranquilized and moved to safety. But the bear died…

  • raynham June 23, 2022 3:40 pm

    Bear Stranded on I-495 Median Briefly Shuts Highway in Mass.

    A bear that appeared to be injured was stranded in a highway median in Raynham, Massachusetts, Thursday morning, and the highway was briefly shut as authorities worked to get the animal to safety. The bear was stuck on the side of Interstate 495, apparently in a grove of trees near which officials could be seen, some with guns — it…

  • Massachusetts April 8, 2022 9:13 am

    Multi-Car Crash on I-495 Causes Heavy Delays

    A crash involving multiple cars on I-495 southbound caused heavy delays during the Friday morning commute, according to the Westboro Fire Department. Firefighters were on scene of the crash, which occurred near the Massachusetts Turnpike. Injuries were reported, but the extent of those injuries remains unclear. Commuters should expect heavy delays, officials said. No further information was immediately available.

  • traffic March 28, 2022 11:40 am

    Slick Road Conditions Cause Crashes, Traffic During Morning Commute

    Winter weather created slippery road conditions and major traffic problems for the Monday morning commute. NBC10 Boston’s weather team issued a First Alert Monday as snow bursts were expected to continue to slowly drift through the Boston Metro. A tractor trailer crash involving several cars in Andover caused delays on Interstate 495 southbound near Interstate 93. Massachusetts State Police were…

  • Massachusetts March 19, 2022 6:11 pm

    Tractor-Trailer Rollover Slows Traffic on I-495 in Bolton

    Massachusetts State Police responded to the crash Saturday morning.

  • Massachusetts State Police December 21, 2021 7:29 pm

    Medical Helicopter Called to Serious Crash on I-495 in Andover

    A serious crash on Interstate 495 in Andover, Massachusetts, on Tuesday sent two people to local hospitals and partially closed the highway for a period of time during the evening commute, state police said. Troopers responded to the scene on I-495 southbound in the area of the Chandler Road Overpass (Exit 97), and a medical helicopter was called. According to…

  • I-495 November 10, 2021 12:35 pm

    Second Person Involved in 5-Vehicle Crash on I-495 in Raynham Dies, Police Say

    A man who was seriously injured in a truck crash on Interstate 495 in Raynham, Massachusetts, on Tuesday has died, the second person to have died in the pileup, police said. Massachusetts State Police on Wednesday identified both of the people who died in the crash and gave a detailed account of what happened in the collision between two tractor-trailers,…

  • Massachusetts November 9, 2021 11:56 am

    1 Dead in Multi-Vehicle Crash on I-495 in Raynham

    One person was killed and a second person seriously injured in a multiple-vehicle crash on Interstate 495 north in Raynham, Massachusetts, on Tuesday morning.

  • I-495 November 9, 2021 5:03 pm

    1 Person Killed, Second Person Badly Injured in 5-Vehicle Crash on I-495

    One person was killed and a second person seriously injured in a multiple-vehicle crash on Interstate 495 north in Raynham, Massachusetts, on Tuesday morning. The accident was first reported shortly after 7:15 a.m. just prior to the Route 138 exit. A total of five vehicles, several of them trucks, were involved in the crash, officials said. One driver died at…

  • Foxborough October 14, 2021 12:09 pm

    Tractor-Trailer Rollover in Foxborough Causing Delays

    A tractor-trailer rollover on the ramp from Interstate 495 north to Interstate 95 south in Foxborough, Massachusetts, is causing delays on Thursday morning. The crash was reported by state police around 9:30 a.m. The ramp will be closed for some time as cleanup continues, they said. Motorists are urged to seek alternate routes.

  • car crash October 7, 2021 5:13 pm

    Serious Crash on I-495 in Hopkinton, Highway Briefly Closes for Medical Helicopter

    A crash in Hopkinton, Massachusetts, temporarily closed Interstate 495 near Exit 55 Thursday afternoon. A medical helicopter was brought in, prompting the highway to be closed, according to the Massachusetts Department of Transportation. The cause of the crash wasn’t immediately clear, and it wasn’t immediately clear how many people were hurt. Aerial footage showed wreckage in the woods near the…

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