Multiple accidents reported on snowy roadways throughout Connecticut after severe winter storm.
Crashes Causing Problems on Roads.
Roads are slippery on Friday morning and there are several crashes.
In Vernon, Route 31 is closed at the Interstate 84 overpass after a tractor-trailer carrying water overturned. It was reported at 1:31 a.m., according to the state Department of Transportation.
The Tolland and Vernon fire departments, as well as Vernon and State Police are at the scene.
Officials said the truck landed on Route 31 under the bridge. No injuries, but the on-ramp of exit 67 eastbound is shut down and Route 31 is closed.
The state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection responded because of a fuel spill. Officials said they also expected power outages in the area.
Tractor-trailers jackknifed on highways in Windsor, Westport and Cromwell, causing lane closures.
In Windsor, a tractor-trailer jackknifed on Interstate 91 South between exits 35A and 34. The crash was reported just before 2 a.m. Two right lanes were closed, but the scene has since cleared.
In Westport, a tractor-trailer jackknifed on I-95 North between exits 18 and 19. The crash happened around 5:15 a.m. The right and center lanes were closed, but it has since cleared .
In Cromwell, a tractor-trailer jackknifed on I-91 North between exits 22 and 23 around 5:20 a.m. One lane is open.
In Naugatuck, a box truck was involved in a on Route 8 Southbound between Exits 25 and 24 at 6:13 a.m.. The right lane was closed, but the scene has since cleared.
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