Route 18 South in New Bedford has reopened following a rollover crash Wednesday afternoon.

Lt. Amos Melo told WBSM News the accident took place around 3 p.m. when an eighteen-wheeler overturned near Coggeshall St.

The roadway was closed for several hours as crews cleared the scene and conducted an investigation into the crash.

A Massachusetts State Police dispatcher says it was reopened around 8 p.m.

There was also another crash involving a motorcycle on Route 18 North near near Hillman St.

Melo said medics were requested at both scenes but there is no word on the extent of the injuries at this time.

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