Crash on I-84 in Vernon leads to lane closures

Two tractor trailers were involved in a crash on I-84 east in Vernon on Monday morning.
Two tractor trailers were involved in a crash on I-84 east in Vernon on Monday morning.(CT DOT)
Published: Aug. 22, 2022 at 8:08 AM EDT|Updated: Aug. 22, 2022 at 9:56 AM EDT
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VERNON, CT (WFSB) - A crash on Interstate 84 in Vernon led to lane closures on Monday morning.

The state Department of Transportation reported that two tractor trailers were involved in the crash between exits 64 and 66 on the eastbound side of the highway.

State police posted around 9 a.m. that the eastbound side was closed in the area. Just before 10 a.m., they said the left lane had reopened.

However, they continued to tell drivers to seek alternate routes and plan for delays.

The crash was reported around 7:30 a.m.

Serious injuries were reported in the crash and one person was taken to Hartford Hospital by LifeStar, state police said.

The cause is under investigation.

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