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Jackknifed tractor-trailer slows traffic in I-195 in Swansea

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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.

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