Emergency personnel responded to the scene of a crash Wednesday afternoon at the intersection of Albany Avenue and Trout Brook Drive in West Hartford.
By Ronni Newton
Updated, Aug. 3
The intersection of Albany Avenue and Trout Brook Drive in West Hartford was re-opened to traffic late Wednesday night, more than six hours after a six-vehicle collision took place.
As of late Thursday, police had not released any further details. Because a Connecticut State Trooper’s cruiser was involved in the crash, West Hartford Police as well as State Police are involved in the investigation.
Updated, 8:30 p.m.
West Hartford Police said that six vehicles were involved in a crash at the intersection of Albany Avenue and Trout Brook Drive in West Hartford that happened at 3:10 p.m. Wednesday afternoon.
Asst. Chief Coppinger was the first to arrive at the scene of the crash, police said.
One of the vehicles involved was a Connecticut State Police cruiser.
Three of the individuals involved in the crash were transported to area hospitals with what police described as non-life-threatening injuries. Names of those involved have not yet been release.
Police said that four of the involved vehicles sustained significant damage.
The incident remains under investigation and as of 8:30 p.m. the intersection remained closed to traffic.
Further details will be provided when they are made available.
West Hartford Police said that the intersection of Albany Avenue and Trout Brook Drive will remain closed for some time while officials continue to clear and investigate a multi-vehicle crash that happened just after 3 p.m. Wednesday.
Police, fire, and other emergency personnel responded to the scene of the crash.
Kyle Skiba, who lives nearby, said he was inside his house with the TV on.
“I heard the crash from inside my house. It was so loud! I ran out there to see if anyone needed help but police were there within 60 seconds,” Skiba said.
Skiba said there were six ambulances as well as multiple fire trucks and police cars that responded to the scene.
No official information is yet available regarding any injuries that may have resulted from the crash.
Please check back for updates.
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