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I-95 in Peabody seeing delays after tractor trailer crash

A crash involving a tractor trailer forced the closure of all but the breakdown lane on Interstate 95 in Peabody during the Wednesday commute, officials said.

MassDOT spokesman Patrick Marvin tweeted about the crash, warning drivers to consider alternative routes.

“All lanes closed on I-95 north in Peabody and only the breakdown lane is open for travel due to a tractor trailer crash,’” he tweeted around 6:30 a.m. “Drivers advised by @MassDOT to seek alternate routes and expect delays.”

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One southbound lane was closed around 6:38 a.m., officials said.

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The cause of the crash is under investigation.

It was not immediately known if the were injuries.

John R. Ellement can be reached at ellement@globe.com. Follow him on Twitter @JREbosglobe.