SWANSEA, Mass. (WPRI) — Traffic was backed up for miles Monday afternoon after a tractor-trailer jackknifed on I-195 East in Swansea.
The crash took place around 12:30 p.m. in the area of Exit 10, according to Mass. State Police.
Police said they arrived on scene to find the truck in the wooded area beside I-195. Two cranes were called in to lift the tractor-trailer back onto the roadway.
The driver, a 64-year-old Providence man, was transported to Rhode Island Hospital with minor injuries, according to police.
The cause of the crash remains under investigation at this time.