State police report 200 winter storm accidents

A jackknifed truck closed all but one lane of I-91 northbound near Exit 22 in Cromwell, Feb. 14, 2014.

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut state police are reporting nearly 200 accidents that occurred on state roadways as a storm delivered a bout of wintry weather.

Police say there were no fatal wrecks but there were 18 accidents with injuries between early Thursday morning and late Friday morning. There were 171 accidents without injuries.

State police say they had a total of 2,104 calls for service over that period.

Thursday’s snow changed to sleet and freezing rain during the night, then changed back to snow early Friday morning. Fairfield County saw some of the highest snowfall totals, including 14 inches in Fairfield, and the Hartford area received up to 10 inches.

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