Traffic remains heavy on the northbound lanes of the Jones Falls Expressway on Monday evening after a truck overturned at around 7 p.m. near the Cold Spring Lane exit, police said.
One lane was reopened shortly after the crash, but traffic was still severe at 10 p.m., State Highway Administration live video showed. Authorities recommended avoiding the JFX for the rest of the night. Police said the driver of the truck suffered non-life threatening injuries.
City officials said clearing the truck was taking a long time because it had spilled its contents and extensive cleanup was needed, and that heavy equipment was needed to bring it upright.
At around 10 p.m., there was an unconfirmed report of a second accident near the site of the original crash.