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    Friday, August 12, 2022

    Tractor trailer crash slowed traffic on Gold Star Bridge Sunday

    Drivers merge into one lane on Interstate 95 northbound on the Gold Star Bridge as first responders investigate a tractor trailer that struck the railing and jack knifed across the highway Sunday morning, Feb. 13, 2022. According to Connecticut State Police, there were no injuries in the crash. (Sarah Gordon/The Day)

    New London -- The northbound lanes of Interstate 95 were partially blocked for about five hours Sunday afternoon after a tractor trailer truck jack knifed late Sunday morning.

    The truck tore a large hole in the metal fencing above a retaining wall before coming to rest and blocking all but one lane. No one was injured in the 10 a.m. crash, according to state police. New London firefighters also responded to the crash. The highway reopened about 2:30 p.m. State police said more details are forthcoming.  

    Damage to the metal fence along a retaining wall of the Gold Star Bridge is seen from Crystal Avenue in New London Sunday, Feb. 13, 2022. A tractor trailer truck jack knifed late Sunday morning causing the damage and limiting I-95 northbound to one lane for much of the day. (Sarah Gordon/The Day)
    Damage to the metal fence along a retaining wall of the Gold Star Bridge is seen from Crystal Avenue in New London Sunday, Feb. 13, 2022. A tractor trailer truck jack knifed late Sunday morning causing the damage and limiting Interstate 95 northbound to one lane for hours. (Sarah Gordon/The Day)

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