I-91 north in Meriden reopens after tractor-trailer rollover

(WTNH / George DeYounge)

MERIDEN, Conn. (WTNH) — An overturned tractor-trailer closed two lanes on I-91 northbound on Sunday, but they have since reopened.

2017 06 04tractortrailer2 I 91 north in Meriden reopens after tractor trailer rollover
(WTNH / George DeYounge)

Officials say the accident happened between the towns of Meriden and Middletown.

According to the Connecticut DOT, the tractor-trailer rollover occurred between exit 18 and 20 on the northbound side of I-91. They say this accident closed the left and center lanes for a few hours.

Connecticut State Police say the accident resulted in a fuel spill and 78,000 pounds of chicken. They say one person has a minor injury.

As a result of the accident, the highway was congested in that area.

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