A state trooper’s cruiser was one of the cars involved in a three car accident that happened in the area of exit 2 on Route 8 at around 6 a.m.
Police said Friday night that the crash was caused by the driver of a large crane. State police said the trooper was rear-ended by a crane following too closely. They said the trooper’s injuries are not serious.
— TTN Hartford (@TotalTrafficBDL) October 13, 2017
Route 8 southbound was partially closed for a while between Exits 3 and 2 but has since reopened.