Driver issued infraction for causing tractor trailer to crash in East Windsor

The driver of a vehicle was issued an infraction for causing a tractor trailer driver to crash on Interstate 91 in East Windsor Friday morning.
Published: Sep. 30, 2022 at 6:56 AM EDT|Updated: Sep. 30, 2022 at 12:17 PM EDT
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EAST WINDSOR, CT (WFSB) - The driver of a vehicle was issued an infraction for causing a tractor trailer driver to crash on Interstate 91 in East Windsor Friday morning.

State police said the three left lanes were closed between exits 44 and 45 on the northbound side and the left two lanes were closed between exits 45 and 44 on the southbound side. All lanes have since reopened.

Troopers told Channel 3 that the crash involved a tandem tractor trailer.

According to state police, the driver of a vehicle lost control and hit the side of the tractor trailer while traveling on I-91 south.

The crash caused the tractor trailer driver hit the left side concrete barrier. The tractor trailer traveled over the center median and struck a light support. It came to a final rest position straddling the left shoulder of I-91 south and the left shoulder of I-91 north.

The tractor trailer driver suffered minor injuries and was transported to St. Francis Hospital for further evaluation.

The driver of the other vehicle as not hurt and refused treatment at the scene. Troopers charged the driver with failure to maintain a proper lane.

For real-time traffic updates check the Channel 3 traffic map here.

A crash involving a tractor trailer has closed several lanes of traffic on both sides of Interstate 91 in East Windsor.
A crash involving a tractor trailer has closed several lanes of traffic on both sides of Interstate 91 in East Windsor.