Tire Crashes Into Vehicle on I-291 in South Windsor

A driver narrowly escaped injury in South Windsor on Thursday after a tire hit his or her vehicle on Interstate 291 and caused damage.

Firefighters were called to I-291 around 6 p.m. after getting a report of a crash.

When crews arrived, they said they learned a tire had come loose from an unknown location and hit a vehicle traveling westbound.

The driver was not injured and declined medical treatment on scene, firefighters said.

I-291 westbound was down to one lane for a period of time, but has since reopened.

Connecticut State Police are investigating.

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