Tractor-Trailer Carrying Thousands of Pounds of Bananas Flips on I-84 in Waterbury

A tractor-trailer carrying around 44,000 pounds of bananas flipped on Interstate 84 East in Waterbury Wednesday morning.

The truck flipped onto its side near exit 18 around 2:15 a.m. and the driver sustained minor injuries and was taken to the hospital, according to police.

The exit 18 on ramp was closed for several hours.

The Department of Consumer Protection was called to the scene because the truck is carrying produce.

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