Traffic Backups After Crash, Fuel Spill on I-84W in Tolland

A crash and a fuel spill caused traffic delays on Interstate 84 West in Tolland Saturday morning.

State police, Tolland and Vernon firefighters and the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection all responded to the crash, which occurred between exits 67 and 68. A motorist called in a report that a tractor trailer involved was leaking fuel all over the roadway.

Tolland fire officials said one person was taken to St. Francis Hospital. There is no word on their condition at this time.

Crews are still on scene working to mitigate the fuel leak. Sand has been placed on the road to absorb the fuel. It is not clear if there is significant environmental impact at this time.

The right lane remains closed while crews continue to clean up the mess.

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