2 dead in tractor trailer crash


COLUMBIA, Conn. (WTNH) — Connecticut State Police say that two people are dead and two are seriously injured following a motor vehicle accident in Columbia today involving a car and a tractor trailer unit.

The call came into police at 4:11 p.m. The accident occurred on Rte 66 at West St. Connecticut Department of Transportation, Eversource, Frontier, fire personnel, State Police Truck Squad and Accident Reconstruction Team all responded to the scene. The two who were seriously injured were transported to hospitals, one by Lifestar.

State Police were not able to provide the identities of the parties involved.

News 8 will update this incident as more information becomes available.

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