Gravel-carrying tractor trailer overturns, snarls I-91 north tra - WFSB 3 Connecticut

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Gravel-carrying tractor trailer overturns, snarls I-91 north traffic

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A gravel-carrying tractor trailer overturned on I-91 north in Wethersfield. (DOT photo) A gravel-carrying tractor trailer overturned on I-91 north in Wethersfield. (DOT photo)
WETHERSFIELD, CT (WFSB) -

Traffic is snarled on Interstate 91 northbound because of a tractor trailer crash.

State police said the truck, which was carrying gravel, overturned by exit 24 on the Rocky Hill/Wethersfield line.

The crash was first reported around 10:45 a.m. on Tuesday.

As of 12:30 p.m., two lanes were open.

However, traffic was reportedly backed up nearly 3 miles between exits 23 and 25.

Traffic on side roads in the area was also reportedly congested.

Aetna Ambulance officials reported that two patients were transported to area hospitals.

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