Tractor trailer, cars crash on I-295

Rhode Island state police are investigating what caused a multi-vehicle accident on Interstate 295 in Johnston Friday morning.

Witnesses say the crash involved a tractor trailer trucks and two cars.

Police told NBC 10 the truck hit a utility pole and the two cars collided trying to avoid the truck.

The crash occurred at about 2:45a.m.on the northbound side near Exit 6.