Driver issued infraction in West Haven crash on Wednesday - WFSB 3 Connecticut

Driver issued infraction in West Haven crash on Wednesday

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Equipment fell off the tractor-trailer and damaged the lanes on I-95 in West Haven.  (CT State Police) Equipment fell off the tractor-trailer and damaged the lanes on I-95 in West Haven.  (CT State Police)
I-95 is closed between exits 44 and 43 after a tractor-trailer crash on Wednesday. (CT State Police) I-95 is closed between exits 44 and 43 after a tractor-trailer crash on Wednesday. (CT State Police)
WEST HAVEN, CT (WFSB) -

A crash involving a tractor-trailer closed the southbound side of Interstate 95 in West Haven on Wednesday morning.

The crash happened on I-95 south near exit 44, which had closed the highway. It has since reopened.

State police said equipment fell off the tractor-trailer and damaged the highway. 

The driver was taken to Yale-New Haven Hospital for evaluation of his injuries.

Police said the driver was in violation of operating a vehicle improperly loaded or constructed to carry load, and traveling too fast for conditions and was issued an infraction.

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