Wrong-Way Crash

2 People Seriously Injured in Wrong-Way Crash on I-691 East in Meriden

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Two people have serious injuries after a wrong-way crash on Interstate 691 east in Meriden early Tuesday morning.

State police said a Cromwell man was traveling westbound in the eastbound lanes near exit 5 around 12:07 a.m. when he hit another vehicle head-on.

According to troopers, one of the vehicles rolled over in the crash.

The drivers of both vehicles were transported to local hospitals to be treated for what authorities said were serious injuries.

The highway was closed near exit 5, state police said. It has since reopened.

The crash remains under investigation.

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