Traffic cleared after a rollover accident on I-91

The driver suffered minor injuries

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – There was a major traffic backup Wednesday night during the evening commute in Springfield. Traffic was backed up for miles on I-91 south.

It was a sea of tail-lights from the Longmeadow Curve, where a Jeep Cherokee rolled over and ended up on its roof near Exit 1, just after 5 o’clock Wednesday.

State Trooper Matthew Guarino told 22News a 22-year-old Chicopee man suffered only minor injuries when his SUV crashed.

Southbound traffic was pretty much at a stand-still for 2 hours during rush hour, and was backed up through Springfield. A lot of people were late getting home.

The crash site was cleared around 7:15 p.m.

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