Interstate 91 in Meriden reopens after tractor trailer crash - WFSB 3 Connecticut

Interstate 91 in Meriden reopens after tractor trailer crash

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A tractor trailer crash has closed a portion of I-91 in Meriden (Courtesy CT State Police). A tractor trailer crash has closed a portion of I-91 in Meriden (Courtesy CT State Police).
MERIDEN, CT (WFSB) -

A multi-tractor trailer crash closed a portion of Interstate 91 in Meriden on Thursday. 

According to state police, four tractor trailers were involved in the crash around 11:30 p.m.  

State police said three vehicles were stopped in traffic due to a previous accident.

 They said a fourth tractor trailer crashed into one of the trailers, pushing the other vehicles into each other..

There were no life-threatening injuries, according to officials.

Three of the drivers were transported to a nearby hospital with minor injuries.

State Police closed the northbound side of I-91 at exit 18.

Traffic was diverted off and around the crash until the highway reopened around 5:30 a.m. 

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