I-295 North in Falmouth reopens after 2 accidents involving 13 vehicles

Posted July 24, 2012, at 4:45 p.m.
Last modified July 24, 2012, at 11:18 p.m.

FALMOUTH, Maine — Interstate 295 North has reopened after two accidents involving a total of 13 vehicles caused it to be closed temporarily.

The Portland Press Herald reports that the highway reopened shortly before 6 p.m. Tuesday, about two hours after the northbound lanes were closed.

One accident involved a four-car pileup near Exit 10 in Falmouth. State Trooper Doug Cropper says a woman and her 7-year-old son are being treated at a hospital in Portland for injuries that are not life threatening.

The second crash involved nine vehicles and took place north of the Johnson Road overpass. Falmouth police are investigating it.