Heavy rain blamed for I-295 crash involving car, tractor-trailer hauling trash

Heavy rain is being blamed for a crash on I-295 Monday afternoon involving a car and a tractor-trailer that was hauling trash.Maine State Police said the car hydroplaned while traveling north in Bowdoinham. Police said the car hit a guardrail, which forced the tractor-trailer off the highway where it overturned.Northbound traffic was reduced to one lane for several hours because of the crash.The driver of the car was taken to a hospital with minor injuries, police said. The driver of the tractor-trailer was not hurt.Police said most of the trash remained in the truck’s trailer.The crash caused major delays into the evening commute.

Heavy rain is being blamed for a crash on I-295 Monday afternoon involving a car and a tractor-trailer that was hauling trash.

Maine State Police said the car hydroplaned while traveling north in Bowdoinham.

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Police said the car hit a guardrail, which forced the tractor-trailer off the highway where it overturned.

Northbound traffic was reduced to one lane for several hours because of the crash.

The driver of the car was taken to a hospital with minor injuries, police said. The driver of the tractor-trailer was not hurt.

Police said most of the trash remained in the truck’s trailer.

The crash caused major delays into the evening commute.