Police Respond To Crash And Chem Spill In Newton

NEWTON, MA (WBZ-AM) — Police and Fire crews are responding to a three-car-crash in Newton. 

In a tweet, Newton Fire says that the crash happened on Route 9 Eastbound near Parker Street Tuesday afternoon.

The roadway is closed as the accident is spread in the two lanes, a utility pole severely damaged and a leaking transformer.

There were no major injuries. Fire officials say that a HAZMAT team has responded to the crash and that the road "will likely be shut down until the damaged pole is replaced." 

Drivers should avoid Rt. 9 and seek alternate routes. 

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