YARMOUTH, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- A motorcycle crash on I-295 Wednesday afternoon caused a road closure on the northbound side and severe delays on the southbound side.

Maine Department of Transportation Spokesperson Ted Talbot says the crash involved two motorcycles. He was not able to tell us the condition of people involved in the crash.

Traffic on I-295N is being detoured onto Route 1 at Exit 17 in Yarmouth. MDOT also warns that there are severe delays on I-295S near exit 17.