Crash causes traffic delays on westbound side of I-691 in Meride - WFSB 3 Connecticut

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Crash causes traffic delays on westbound side of I-691 in Meriden

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MERIDEN, CT (WFSB) -

A motor vehicle crash on the westbound side of Interstate 691 in Meriden continues to cause delays on Monday afternoon. 

The two-vehicle crash involving a dump truck and tractor-trailer was reported on I-691 around 12:30 p.m. The vehicles caught on fire after the crash, state police said. 

All the occupants of the vehicle were able to get out safe, according to police. 

I-691 was closed between exits 6 and 4. However, one lane reopened a short time ago. 

The crash has caused delays up to a half a mile. 

The cause of the crash is under investigation.

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