State police shut down a portion of Interstate 291 after responding to a multi-vehicle accident during rush hour Thursday evening.
Troopers responded to the area of exit 2B on I-291 westbound shortly before 6 p.m. after receiving reports of the accident.
Police completely closed the Interstate 91 northbound interchange ramp, forcing drivers to take the Dwight Street exit into Springfield.
Multiple vehicles were towed from the accident scene and the highway was reopened at about 6:30 p.m.
There is no word yet on any injuries.
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