2 killed during wrong-way crash on I-95 S in Clinton


CLINTON, Conn. (WTNH) — Two people have been killed following a multi-vehicle crash involving a wrong-way driver on Interstate 95 in Clinton on Wednesday.

The wreck, which involves a tractor-trailer and a car, closed exits 64 and 63 from 2 a.m. until about 8 a.m.

Connecticut State Police said a New Haven man operating a Honda CR-V was traveling north on the southbound side of I-95 in the right lane near Exit 63. The vehicle then collided head-on with a tractor-trailer traveling south toward the Exit 63 off-ramp.

The driver and passenger of the car were pronounced dead on the scene. State Police has identified the driver as 35-year-old Olgar Armijos and the passenger as 41-year-old Heraldo Solano, both of New Haven.

The truck operator refused medical treatment, according to State Police.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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