Truck Driver Hospitalized in Double Tractor-Trailer Crash on I-95 in Westport - NBC Connecticut

Truck Driver Hospitalized in Double Tractor-Trailer Crash on I-95 in Westport

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    A double tractor-trailer crash has closed some lanes on Interstate 95 north near exit 18.

    A truck driver was extricated after a double tractor-trailer crash on Interstate 95 north  in Westport on Tuesday morning.

    Westport firefighters responded to the scene between exits 18 and 19 at about 5:08 a.m. and discovered that a tractor-trailer driver was pinned in the cab of the truck.

    Westport and Fairfield firefighters rescued the driver from the vehicle. An ambulance took the driver to Norwalk Hospital to be treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

    The two righthand lanes were closed during the extrication processand units cleared the scene at about 6:14 a.m.

    No firefighters were injured.

    On the southbound side, a crash on the right shoulder blocked the highway in the morning near exit 8 in Stamford. There were also southbound delays all the way back to Bridgeport due to some rubbernecking.

    Follow NBC Connecticut's traffic reporter Heidi Voight on Twitter for updates at @HeidiVoight.

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