A trucking accident in Windsor, Connecticut closed down parts of Interstate 91 and required a Hazmat team to help clean up the scene. A dump truck hauling dirt overturned due to a flat tire. The truck then hit the center median and two light poles before tipping over.
The dirt was contaminated with pesticides and other chemicals, and the scene was treated as a hazardous materials cleanup, authorities said.
The driver was injured and taken to a local hospital for treatment. He was given a ticket for the faulty tire. The trucking company that employs the driver has a very bad safety record.
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