• Tractor-trailer carrying Fireball Cinnamon Whisky rolls over in Massachusetts

    By: Boston 25 News

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    WESTBOROUGH, Mass. -

    A tractor-trailer carrying Fireball Cinnamon Whisky rolled over in Massachusetts -- interrupting traffic and prompting a massive cleanup effort.

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    The crash occurred after 1 p.m. Thursday afternoon on I-495 in Westborough, about 30 miles west of Boston, Boston 25 News reported. The Massachusetts Department of Transportation said in a tweet that the cargo spill caused all lanes on I-495 southbound to be closed.

    The department said it took several hours to clean up the mess, and Massachusetts State Police tweeted that minor injuries were reported.

    The Boston 25 News chopper was over the scene as crews dealt with the crash, moving the shipment of Fireball Cinnamon Whisky out of the rolled-over truck and into a separate crate.

    The Westborough Fire Department tweeted shortly before 3 p.m. that one lane on the southbound side of the highway had been reopened.

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