Police investigate accident involving tractor trailer in Wethersfield

WETHERSFIELD, Conn. (WTNH) — State police are investigating an accident in Wethersfield that sent one person to the hospital.

State Police responded to a call of an accident on 1-91 northbound in Wethersfield Monday night.

When troopers arrived, they located a Volkswagen Jetta with severe damage to the front end. The car was facing the side of traffic between exits 25 and 26. Officers also spotted a tractor trailer that stopped traffic while getting off of exit 26.

Police say the Volkswagen was speeding in the exit only lane when it collided with the trailer.

The driver of the Jetta, Joseph Constantino of New York, was taken to Hartford Hospital for serious injuries. Troopers say the tractor trailer driver, Joshua White of Marlborough, was not hurt.

the latest on Constantino’s injuries is unknown at this time, and the accident is still under investigation.

Police are asking anyone who may have witnessed the accident to call Trooper Riley of Troop H at (860)-534-1000.


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