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Wrong-way driver causes crash, vehicles engulfed in flames in Bridgeport

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BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (WTNH) — A wrong-way driver caused a head on collision in Bridgeport early Saturday.

According to Bridgeport Fire Department, the car traveled the wrong way on I-95 northbound near exit 27A. It struck a tractor trailer head on around 3:54 a.m.

Both vehicles were engulfed in flames and one of the passengers was still in the vehicle when crews arrived on scene.

State police said the wrong way driver has serious injuries, and the passenger has minor injuries.

The highway was closed between exits 27A and 28 until 10:30 a.m.

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