5 crashes on icy Interstate 91 in Windsor

WINDSOR (AP) - Vermont State Police are at the scene of at least five vehicle crashes on an icy Interstate 91 in Windsor.

Police said the accidents happened early Tuesday in Windsor on the northbound side. The interstate has been closed for several hours between exits 8 and 9.

Police said the first driver lost control of his vehicle and struck a guardrail. The second driver spun out and struck a guardrail while approaching the scene. A tractor trailer lost control and struck the second vehicle, which was pushed into a fire department truck. A firefighter was injured while escaping from the crash.

A fourth vehicle was passing by when it was struck from behind by a fifth vehicle.

Two of the drivers were suffering minor injuries and were taken to a hospital.


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