Overturned Truck Blocks Boston on-Ramp, Spills Sand on Road

The scene has been cleared and the ramp has since been reopened to traffic

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A dump truck overturned Monday morning, blocking a major on-ramp in Boston amid the morning rush hour.

The truck overturned around 6:30 a.m. along the ramp from I-93 north to the Massachusetts Turnpike west, according to Massachusetts State Police. The truck spilled its contents, which were sand or gravel, all over the ramp.

The driver had minor injuries following the rollover, according to state police. Traffic impacts weren't as bad as they normally would have been due to the holiday, state troopers noted, but MassDOT "furiously" worked to clean up the spilled sand that was spread out all over the road.

A heavy-duty tow also responded, presumably to haul out the large truck that tipped over.

As of 11 a.m., the scene had been cleared and the ramp was reopened.

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