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Wrong-way driver may have caused Meriden crash

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State police say that an elderly woman driving the wrong way on I-91 in Meriden struck two cars and a tractor-trailer, WTNH-TV reports. At least two people were reported to be injured. The crash snarled traffic for more than an hour Wednesday morning.

The Wilbur Cross Parkway, also known as Route 15, was completely closed northbound between Exits 66 and 67 for much of that time because of the crash, the state DOT reported. The parkway and the I-91 access ramp at Exit 17 were reopened at 11:15 a.m. The crash, on I-91 near the juncture of Route 15 required advanced medical equipment and the extrication of at least one victim, according to reports.

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Frank Juliano

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