Driver, Passenger Hospitalized After I-91 Rollover | NBC Connecticut

Driver, Passenger Hospitalized After I-91 Rollover



    A crash and vehicle rollover on Interstate 91 caused massive delays on Wednesday morning and reached a point of congestion where people even got out of their vehicles.   

    Rafael Ortiz, 39, was driving south on I-91 when he lost control of the vehicle, hit the median, flipped over it and landed on I-91 north, police said. Ortiz suffered head trauma and the passenger, Cavsnia Santiago, 37, complained of general pain, police said. Both were taken to Hartford Hospital.

    I-91 backup

    [HAR] I-91 backup
    A rollover ax causes a massive backup on I-91 (Published Wednesday, July 21, 2010)

    Only the right shoulder of Interstate 91 North in Hartford was getting in the area of 28 and 26, but state police said around 8 a.m. that they would try to turn traffic around to get drivers off the highway. The crash scene was clear around 8:45 a.m.

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