Interstate 95 back open in Bridgeport after truck rollover crash

Tractor Trailer rollover Courtesy CSP

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (WTNH) — All lanes of Interstate 95 are back open after a tractor-trailer rollover closed all northbound lanes on Interstate 95 Sunday evening.

According to Connecticut State Police, the vehicle, which was carrying antifreeze, rolled over on the highway on Sunday evening.

Through their investigation, Troopers learned that a car being driven by 24-year-old Estee Lin ,of Ridgewood, New Jersey, was traveling in the right lane of Interstate 95 near exit 27A. Following close behind Lin’s car was another car being driven by 28-year-old Erin Kelly, of Springfield, Massachusetts.

According to State Police, Kelly’s car crashed into Lin’s car, which caused a chain reaction crash involving two other cars and a tractor-trailer truck. A total of six people were treated for what Troopers described as minor injuries.

Troopers said that they found Kelly to be at fault for causing the crash. She was issued a ticket for following too close.

The crash was cleared by 2:00 a.m. Monday.

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