Route 1 Traffic Reopens

Massachusetts State Police diverted traffic on Route 1 in Chelsea after a tractor-trailer jackknifed Saturday morning. Officials cleared the scene around 10 a.m. and reopened traffic.

Police said the incident occurred on the northbound side and traffic was temporarily diverted onto Route 16 in Chelsea.

Chelsea firefighters responded to the area, assisted by MassDOT, when the fuel tanks ruptured.

Initial reports did not indicate any injuries in the crash, which was reported about 7:20 a.m. Reporter Nia Hamm said the highway reopened at 10:09 a.m.

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