A five-vehicle crash caused significant traffic delays on Interstate 295 northbound in Portland.

The crash, which was reported around 5:30 p.m., resulted in minor injuries to the affected motorists, said a dispatcher for the Maine State Police.

Drivers stuck in the traffic jam spent at least 20 minutes trying to make their way through the I-295 corridor in Portland.

State police said the crash happened near mile 5 on the interstate, which is the city’s Congress Street exit.

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