Truck Rollover Spills PVC Pipe Onto I-84 - NBC Connecticut

Truck Rollover Spills PVC Pipe Onto I-84

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    The Interstate 84 East Troutbrook off-ramp is covered in PVC pipe after a tractor-trailer flipped on its side on the highway above on Thursday morning.

    The lanes of I-84 east closed between exits 43 and 41 after a flatbed truck flipped on its side in breakdown lane. Only the shoulder is getting by.

    The truck was carrying a load of PVC pipe, which spilled down the hill onto the Troutbrook off-ramps.

    The truck driver sustained minor injuries.

    I-84 Tractor-Trailer PVC Pipe Accident

    [HAR] I-84 Tractor-Trailer PVC Pipe Accident
    A tractor-trailer carrying PVC pipe overturns, bringing traffic on I-84 to a grinding halt.
    (Published Thursday, June 17, 2010)

    Falling PVC pipe struck the windshield of a Subaru Forrester. The driver of the car was OK, but shaken up by what happened.

    The Troutbrook off-ramp from Interstate 84 West will be closed for several hours so officials can clean up the pipe.