Wrong-Way Crash on I-84 Sends Nine To The Hospital

Nine people were sent to the hospital early Wednesday morning, following a wrong-way car crash on I-84 in West Hartford.

According to State Police, at around 1:15 a.m. a Toyota Corolla was travelling north in the southbound lanes of Route 9 from Kensington to I-84.

Police say the car continued on to travel east in the westbound lanes of I-84 in West Hartford where it struck three vehicles near Exit 40.

Nine people were involved in the crash and were sent to the hospital for evaluation, with some reporting minor injuries, according to Police.

All four involved vehicles were towed away from the scene due to disabling damage.

As a result of the crash, the area around Exit 40 was closed for about one hour with West Hartford Fire and Police assisting Connecticut State Police.

The highway has since re-opened.

Police say the accident remains under investigation.

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