Police: Tractor-trailer caused I-395 accident in Norwich Friday
Norwich – State police said Saturday that five people were hospitalized following a multi-car accident Friday on Interstate 395 South that temporarily shut down the highway.
A press release from state police states that the driver of a Cryogenic Transportation Inc. tractor-trailer caused the accident when he failed to slow down as he approached traffic.
The tractor-trailer crashed into the rear of another car, “setting off a chain reaction involving three other vehicles,” two of which were totaled, the release states.
Of the five drivers taken to The William W. Backus Hospital, one person – a man who had suffered a head injury – was later flown to Hartford Hospital, according to the release.
Police said Saturday they did not know the current conditions of the drivers and are still investigating the accident.
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