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PD: Man suffers life-threatening injuries after tractor-trailer crash on Route 8 in Derby

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A man was injured after a serious crash involving a tractor-trailer in Derby on Saturday morning.(WFSB) A man was injured after a serious crash involving a tractor-trailer in Derby on Saturday morning.(WFSB)
DERBY, CT (WFSB) -

A Wethersfield man suffered life-threatening injuries after a serious crash involving a tractor-trailer in Derby on Saturday morning.

Police said 30-year-old Joseph Connors was driving a Mack CXU6 on the northbound side of Route 8 in the right lane near Exit 16 around 11:30 a.m. Police said the tractor-trailer ran off the road and over an embankment near Exit 16 entrance ramp. 

Connors was rushed to Yale-New Haven Hospital by Life Star medical helicopter with "serious life-threatening injuries," police said.  

The crash remains under investigation by the Connecticut State Police. Anyone with any information about the crash is asked to call police at 203-393-4200.  

A second, three-car crash occurred after 4 p.m., which troopers said resulted in minor injuries.  

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