Serious Injuries Reported in Fiery Tractor-Trailer Crash on I-91 in Windsor

Serious Injuries Reported in Fiery Tractor-Trailer Crash on I-91 in Windsor

Major Injuries Sustained in Windsor Crash on Interstate 91 near Exit 39

Windsor, Connecticut (January 7, 2020) – Serious injuries were reported in a fiery traffic accident involving a pair of tractor-trailers in Windsor early Tuesday morning, according to a local news source.

The crash took place shortly before 1:00 a.m. on Interstate 91 near exit 39.

As per the report, two tractor-trailers collided for unknown reasons on Interstate 91 south. Both trucks caught fire upon the impact.

Authorities said the crash resulted in major injuries. The total number of victims and their identities at this time were not disclosed.

The crash caused the closure of the southbound side of Interstate 91 between exits 40 and 38A. As of 6:00 a.m., two lanes of the highway were reopened. There was no estimate for when the interstate will fully reopen to traffic.

Motorists were asked to use alternate routes.

No further details regarding the crash were immediately disclosed.

The accident remains under investigation.