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Vehicle goes down embankment off I-691

December 18, 2018

MERIDEN - The driver of a vehicle that went down an embankment off I-691 was taken to a hospital for medical evaluation.

At 8:57 a.m. Tuesday, Troopers from Troop I-Bethany were dispatched to the area of Interstate 691 Eastbound, Exit 5, in the town of Meriden for the reports of a motor vehicle accident with injuries.

The vehicle involved was reported by witnesses to have traveled off of the roadway and down an embankment.

The operator of the vehicle was transported to an area hospital for further evaluation. The condition of the driver is not known at this time.

DOT crews went to the scene to assist with the right lane closure.

As of 10:46 a.m., the right lane remained closed.

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