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Police use I-95 crash as reminder for highway safety

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(Connecticut State Police) (Connecticut State Police)
WEST HAVEN, CT (WFSB) -

State Police are reminding CT drivers of highway safety after four tractor-trailers and a car were involved in a serious crash on Tuesday morning.

Police said around 12:20 a.m., they responded a crash on I-95 northbound in West Haven for a crash.

When troopers arrived on the scene, they found four tractor-trailers and a Toyota involved in the crash.

According to state police, three of tractor-trailers and the Toyota were traveling in the right lane when traffic began to slow for a construction zone.

The fourth tractor-trailer didn’t slow down and hit the Toyota from behind, lodging it into the tractor-trailer in front of it. The Toyota became sandwiched between two tractor-trailers.

Three of the tractor-trailers and the Toyota had serious damage and only two of the drivers were brought to the hospital.

The driver of the tractor-trailer at fault was issued an infraction.

The driver of the Toyota, Margaret Murolo of New Haven was brought to Yale-New Haven Hospital for serious injuries.

State Police are reminding drivers to pay attention to highway signs, reduce speed when approaching construction zone, and don’t follow too closely.

To see more pictures from the crash, click here. 

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