FARMINGTON, Conn. (WTNH) — A wrong-way driver has been issued infractions after a four-vehicle crash on Interstate 84 East in Farmington on Sunday afternoon, according to Connecticut State Police.
State police responded to the crash involving a wrong-way driver around 2:15 p.m. on I-84 East near Exit 39. According to troopers, three vehicles were traveling east on I-84 between Exits 37 and 39, while the fourth vehicle was traveling in the westbound lanes.
Troopers said the driver of the fourth vehicle, a 54-year-old Middletown man, lost control for an unknown reason, veered into the median and started driving the wrong way in the eastbound lanes. He struck all three vehicles traveling in the eastbound lanes before hitting a guardrail.
State police said the wrong-way driver was at fault for the crash. He was issued infractions for failure to maintain proper lane, operating a motor vehicle unregistered and driving on divided highways.
Four people were taken to a hospital for unspecified injuries.
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