So, it’s happened again: the parked vehicle of an emergency responder, assisting a disabled motorist, is struck on the side of the highway. The latest incident occurred yesterday on Interstate 291 in South Windsor when a tractor-trailer crashed into a Connecticut State Trooper’s cruiser, parked behind the disabled vehicle. Though no injuries were reported in this incident, the situation again … read more
As thousands of drivers plan to travel during the upcoming extended holiday weekend, Connecticut State Troopers also are preparing to patrol in increased numbers to keep roads and highways safe for all drivers.
Since early January, there have been at least a half dozen or more near-hits or actual collisions with emergency vehicles on Connecticut’s interstates.