A car-carrier caught on fire after a crash on Interstate 84 in Ashford on Friday night.
The crash was reported on the eastbound side of Interstate 84 near Exit 73 near the Union town line around 9:30 p.m. Upon arrival, the car-carrier was fully involved, state police said
The driver of the car-carrier was able to get out of the vehicle, Tolland County Dispatch said.
The driver suffered minor injuries and was rushed to Johnson Memorial Hospital in Stafford Springs, Tolland County Dispatch said.
The fire caused "significant property loss," according to Tolland County Dispatch.
UNION UPDATE: Fire is knocked down. Significant property loss. Driver transported BLS to JMH with minor injuries. pic.twitter.com/9pVHxy3MMS— Tolland County 911 (@TNDispatch) September 16, 2017
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Members of the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection were called to the scene. Clean was expected to take several hours.
The Willington Fire Department was called to the scene for mutual aid and they brought a tank.
The cause of the crash is under investigation.
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