Disabled vehicle on ramp led to heavy backups on I-91

Vehicle lost a wheel on ramp to I-291 eastbound

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Traffic is moving again on Interstate 91 through downtown Springfield, after a car lost one of its wheels on a ramp Thursday afternoon.

State Trooper Paul Sullivan told 22News that the car lost its wheel at Exit 8, connecting I-91 north with I-291 eastbound.

The ramp had to be shut down until the car could be towed away, causing a significant traffic backup in I-91 through downtown Springfield.

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