WESTBOROUGH, Mass. —Severe weather is being blamed for a 16-vehicle crash on the Massachusetts Turnpike in Westborough on Tuesday afternoon.
State Police said a severe thunderstorm with a burst of high winds, large hail and heavy rain moved over the area shortly after 4 p.m., and several vehicle traveling west in Westborough lost control, causing the pileup.
Sixteen vehicles were involved in the crash, including a tractor-trailer that jackknifed.
Two people suffered minor injuries as a result and they were taken to a hospital to be treated.