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One Hospitalized After Crash on I-84 Sends Vehicle Under Back of SUV

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One person was taken to the hospital to be treated for minor injuries after a crash that sent one vehicle under the back of an SUV and closed several lanes of Interstate 84 East in West Hartford Thursday morning.

The three-vehicle crash happened around 7:21 a.m. between exits 40 and 41, state police said.

A Honda Odyssey was in the left lane of I-84 East, just before to exit 41, a Hyundai Tuscon was traveling directly behind it and a Ford Fiesta was behind the Hyundai when the Honda and Hyundai slowed for traffic, state police said.

The Ford hit the Hyundai, sending that vehicle into the back of the Honda, state police said.

The driver of the Ford, a 20-year-old Winsted woman, was taken to the hospital to be treated for minor injuries. She was issued an infraction for following too closely.

No one else was injured.

The driver of the Honda was issued am infraction for operating under suspension.

All three vehicles were towed from the scene.

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