Meredith Trask Olints
A serious accident closed the ramp from Route 2 eastbound to I-84 eastbound this afternoon. The ramp has partially reopened and traffic is moving slowly.
The ramp from Route 2 eastbound to I-84 eastbound has reopened after a serious crash closed part of the highway, according to the state Department of Transportation.
The one-car accident occurred at 2:19 p.m. Wednesday afternoon when a car attempting to exit Route 2 misjudged and hit a guardrail. The car went airborne and landed below the highway on Darlin Street in East Hartford, police said.
Five passengers were injured. Two are in serious condition, one is critical and two have minor injuries, police said. One person managed to climb out of the car and call for help.
The ramp to I-84 eastbound is open and traffic is moving normally, according to the state DOT.