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Tractor-Trailer Rolls Over on Route 2 in Norwich

By RYAN FLAHERTY, Correspondent | August 03, 2021 | CONNECTICUT

Story No. 081221112

NORWICH, CT - At 4:03 P.M. on Tuesday, August 3rd, the Yantic and East Great Plain Fire Departments were dispatched to the area of the clover leaf for a tractor-trailer rollover. Car 3 arrived at 4:05 P.M., reporting that a dump style tractor-trailer carrying metal had flipped onto its driver's side. The operator had self-extricated, but a good amount of the metal had spilled onto the highway. Engine 33 treated the driver while Rescue 3 contained the fluid spill. American Ambulance transported one male to Backus Hospital and crews remained on scene for a while with Department of Transportation.

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