Truck crash, fuel spill shuts down Route 1 north in Saugus

SAUGUS – Route 1 north in Saugus was shut down early Friday morning after a tractor-trailer crash left a large fuel spill.

The truck collided with a car just after 5 a.m. and about 50 gallons of fuel spilled. The northbound lanes between Lynn Fells Parkway and Walnut Street were closed for the cleanup.

State officials advised motorists to seek alternate routes after a crash on Route One in Saugus on Friday.

State officials advised motorists to seek alternate routes after a crash on Route One in Saugus on Friday. (Kristin Borden/Patch)



There’s no word yet on any injuries or what caused the crash.

Traffic is being detoured off at Lynn Fells Parkway.



There was also a crash in the traffic backup when a driver hit a State Police cruiser.

Delays are all the way back to Main Street.



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