Route 44 in Ashford cleared after crash - WFSB 3 Connecticut

Route 44 in Ashford cleared after crash

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A dump truck was involved in a crash on Route 44 in Ashford on Wednesday morning. (WFSB) A dump truck was involved in a crash on Route 44 in Ashford on Wednesday morning. (WFSB)
ASHFORD, CT (WFSB) -

The driver of a car was found to be at fault for a crash on Route 44 in Ashford that involved a dump truck.

The road was closed for the investigation on Wednesday morning but has since reopened.

Dispatchers said it happened Wednesday on the portion of Route 44 known as Pompey Hollow Road.

State police said the dump truck driver was traveling west on Pompey Road when a Toyota Camry driven by 21-year-old Nicole Turgeon of Vernon crossed the double yellow line from the opposite side of the road.

Turgeon's car struck the front left of the truck.

Both drivers received minor injuries, but were transported to local hospitals.

Turgeon was issued an infraction for failure to drive right.

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