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Verlean A. Douglas, 67, and Norman Blair Bliss, 52, killed in collision involving school bus and semi trucks on Interstate 84 in East Hartford, Connecticut
Two people have died after a fiery crash involving a school bus and three trucks on Interstate 84 west in East Hartford on Monday morning, according to state police, and the resulting highway closure caused traffic problems through the evening rush hour.
According to police, the driver of the school bus, later identified as 67-year-old Verlean A. Douglas, of South Windsor, and the driver of one of the tractor-trailer trucks, later identified as 52-year-old Norman Blair Bliss, of Pennsylvania, were both killed in the crash.
NBC Connecticut Investigates has learned A & S Services Group, LLC, the company that owns the truck that triggered a fatal, multi-vehicle crash on I-84 Monday, is considered a high-risk carrier by at least one measure.