Fire truck struck on I-91S in Windsor Locks

WINDSOR LOCKS, Conn. (WTNH) — A crash involving a fire truck on I-91 South in Windsor Locks partially shut down the highway on Wednesday morning.

State police said that just after 4 am, a fire truck was stopped in the right and right center lanes of the highway near exit 38 due to a separate crash. A Ford Escape then struck the fire truck while traveling in the right center lane.

The Ford’s driver was escorted to a local hospital for reported injuries. The fire truck was unoccupied when it was struck, police said.

Troopers also stated that the Ford driver was found at fault for the collision, and was issued an infraction for traveling too fast for the conditions and failing to move over or slow down for an emergency vehicle.

Due to the collision, the right three lanes of the highway are shut down between exits 40 and 38A. Officials are asking that travelers in the area use extra caution and expect delays.

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