Massive pile-up crash shuts down Conn. highway

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Saturday, January 7, 2017

MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (WPVI) -- Weather was likely a factor in a massive pileup crash on Interstate 91 in Connecticut Saturday involving nearly two dozen vehicles.

The crash happened in the southbound lanes of I-91 near exit 21 in Middletown.

Connecticut State Police said the crash involved at least 20 cars, three tractor trailers and a tanker truck. No serious injuries were reported.

Troopers posted this video of the scene on social media:

I-91 southbound was shut down between exit 21 and exit 25.

The state police reported multiple crashes and spin-outs across the state.