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Truck full of bananas rollover on I-91 north in Rocky Hill

Traffic had been routed off the highway and back on at exit 24.

ROCKY HILL, Conn — A crash involving a tractor-trailer and a car left one person injured and closed the highway until Sunday afternoon. 

Michael P. Garrahy, Chief of the Rocky Hill Fire Department, said in a release, that the crash happened at 5:20 p.m., on I-91 North at Exit 24.

Exit 24 is at the Rocky Hill - Wethersfield town line and exits on to the Silas Deane Highway or Rt. 99. 

When they arrived, crews found a tractor trailer on its side with a car that had crashed with the trailer. Connecticut State Police and EMS units were also on scene. Two people were taken to an area hospital.

The fire department said the truck was carrying bananas.

I-91 North at Exit 24 was closed for the duration of the incident. It has since reopened. 

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