NEWTOWN, Conn. (WTNH) — A Danbury woman has been charged following a wrong-way crash that closed parts of I-84 eastbound in Newtown on Monday morning.
State police said just after 2 a.m., troopers responded to the report of a wrong-way driver that collided with a tractor-trailer head-on.
When troopers arrived on the scene, both drivers were out of their cars. Troopers suspected the wrong-way driver, later identified as Crystal Smith, was drunk driving.
According to state police, Smith was placed through field sobriety tests, which she refused to complete.
Smith was charged with DUI, driving the wrong way, and second-degree reckless endangerment. She was released on a $5,000 bond
The highway was reopened just before 8 a.m., according to the Connecticut DOT.
No injuries were reported in the crash.