Icy Roads Across Massachusetts Cause Numerous Crashes, State Police Say


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BOSTON (WBZ NewsRadio) — Massachusetts State Police issued a statement Sunday that troopers have responded to numerous crashes and spin outs caused by icy conditions on Route 95, Route 128, and Route 190 North in towns across the Commonwealth.

State Police said there were multiple calls for help along Routes 95 and 128 in Danvers, Georgetown, and Gloucester areas with roads being treated and cleared by late morning on Sunday. On Route 190 North in West Boylston, serve ice covered the road near Exit 9, closing the road for treatment. Route 84 East in Sturbridge had a left lane closure at the same time.

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Troopers from Sturbridge, Holden, and Leominster Barracks all responded to vehicles crashes due to icy conditions.

The Topsfield Fire Department said they sent their Engine 2 to assist in Boxford after reports of dozens of vehicles off the road on Route 95 came in. That situation had been cleared by noon on Sunday, but officials warned drivers to exercise caution on the roads.


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