Police: School bus, tractor-trailer involved in crash in Farmington

A crash involving a tractor trailer and two other vehicles caused a backup on I-84 west in...
A crash involving a tractor trailer and two other vehicles caused a backup on I-84 west in Farmington the morning of Nov. 22.(CT DOT)
Published: Nov. 22, 2022 at 6:43 AM EST|Updated: Nov. 22, 2022 at 8:25 AM EST
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FARMINGTON, CT (WFSB) - A crash that involved a tractor trailer and two other vehicle slowed traffic on Interstate 84 west in Farmington on Tuesday morning.

Crews arrived to find a 3-car accident that included a pick-up truck, a tractor-trailer unit, and a school bus.

The left and center lanes were closed.

Minor injuries were reported from the scene of the accident, but authorities did not confirm which operator was treated for injuries.

A local transportation company has confirmed one of their school buses was involved in the collision.

Representatives from Autumn Transportation said no students were on-board at the time of the collision.

A backup of more than 1.5 miles was reported around 6:40 a.m.

State police reported a fuel spill as a result of the collision.

“We ask that anyone traveling in the area please seek alternate routes and plan for traffic delays,” state police told Channel 3.

Troopers said non-life-threatening injuries were reported.

There’s no word on a cause for the crash.

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