One person sent to hospital after tractor-trailer accident on I-84 in Tolland

TOLLAND, Conn. (WTNH) — A motor vehicle accident on I-84 westbound in Tolland is causing delays and has sent one person to the hospital Saturday morning.

According to officials, the accident on I-84 westbound between exit 68 and exit 67 was reported at 6:45 a.m. They say the accident resulted in a tractor trailer with a full saddle tank leaking fuel on the highway.

Officials say that the fuel spill is covering at least two lanes.

Officials say DEEP and the Department of Transportation have been requested to the scene. They say multiple sand trucks have been requested as well.

According to officials, one person has been transported to Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center. They say crews are still on scene assisting with the fuel spill and traffic.

The crash remains under investigation.

Stay tuned with News 8 for more updates.

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