Interstate 91 in Meriden reopens after tractor trailer crash

A tractor trailer crash has closed a portion of I-91 in Meriden (Courtesy CT State Police).

A multi-tractor trailer crash closed a portion of Interstate 91 in Meriden on Thursday.

According to state police, four tractor trailers were involved in the crash around 11:30 p.m.

State police said three vehicles were stopped in traffic due to a previous accident.

They said a fourth tractor trailer crashed into one of the trailers, pushing the other vehicles into each other..

There were no life-threatening injuries, according to officials.

Three of the drivers were transported to a nearby hospital with minor injuries.

State Police closed the northbound side of I-91 at exit 18.

Traffic was diverted off and around the crash until the highway reopened around 5:30 a.m.

#CTtraffic: I91 nb x18 Meriden all lanes OPEN following no injury 4 TT crash. https://t.co/6cseR3CtqV— CT State Police (@CT_STATE_POLICE) July 21, 2017

Copyright 2017 WFSB (Meredith Corporation). All rights reserved.