Multiple crashes jam Route 24 south near Sakonnet River Bridge

TIVERTON — Numerous accidents about 10 a.m. Monday morning are being reported by officials on southbound Route 24 near the Fish Road exit, and south towards the on-ramp to the Sakonnet River Bridge.

Police are advising drivers to avoid the area if at all possible.

Tiverton Police Captain Patrick Jones said no injuries have been reported. The accidents appear to be related to the on-going construction in the area, he said. Units from the police department and wreckers are all involved in clearing the area.