NORTHAMPTON (AP) — Massachusetts state police say two Connecticut residents have been injured when two military trucks collided on Interstate 91 near Northampton.
State police said the two were trapped in the cab of one of the trucks, which had rear-ended the one ahead of it Saturday morning.READ MORE: 'It Was My Dream': Bill Shields Retires After 41 Years At WBZ
Police said the driver, 24-year-old Michael Andolena of Naugatuck, and his passenger, 19-year-old Alyssa Brenner of Terryville, were taken to Baystate Medical Center with serious injuries. Three people in the other truck weren’t hurt.
Police said the crash happened at about 11 a.m. when the north-bound trucks tried to maneuver into the breakdown lane.READ MORE: COVID Vaccine Booster Shots Ready To Go For Those Eligible In Massachusetts
The crash closed the right travel lane for about five hours. It remains under investigation.
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