On Saturday afternoon, five motorcyclists were injured in what police are calling a possible chain reaction traffic crash. The group of cyclists was traveling southbound when the motorcycle accident occurred around 4pm on Interstate 495, stalling traffic for at least an hour.
Two of the injured motorcyclists were taken by helicopter to nearby hospitals, while the other three were transported by ambulance. The helicopter landing led to major traffic congestion on the southbound side of I-495.
The motorcycle crash victims‘ names were not released and the extent of their injuries were unknown.