Connecticut Freeway Closed After Tractor-Trailer Accident
A crash involving two cars and a tractor-trailer truck closed portions of I-95 in Norwalk, Conn., during the afternoon rush hour on Wednesday, Feb. 1. The Daily Norwalk reports that the trailer, which overturned to force hours-long lane closures, hit a barrier and caught fire. Two passenger vehicles were also involved, although details of the condition of the drivers were not reported. The driver of the truck was hospitalized with moderate injuries.
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(Photo credit: Nancy Guenther Chapman / The Daily Norwalk)