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I-295 near Congress Street in Portland shut down after tractor-trailer crash

By Ryan McLaughlin, BDN Staff
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Troy R. Bennett | BDN
Troy R. Bennett | BDN
A safety crew extricates a car from a tractor-trailer on an overpass spanning Congress Street in the northbound lane of I-295 Thursday morning, June 14, 2012.
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PORTLAND, Maine — A two-vehicle accident hindered traffic in the northbound lanes of Interstate 295 on Thursday morning.

Maine State Police spokesman Stephen McCausland said Thursday morning a tractor-trailer and car collided in a construction zone in the northbound lanes near the Congress Street overpass.

McCausland said nobody was injured in the accident, but the northbound lane in that vicinity was shut down for a period of time.


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