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New York Driver Suffers Minor Injuries In Rollover Into Riverbed On I-84

A car rolled down an embankment off Exit 7 of I-84 eastbound in Danbury on Wednesday morning.
A car rolled down an embankment off Exit 7 of I-84 eastbound in Danbury on Wednesday morning. Photo Credit: Connecticut State Police

DANBURY, Conn. — A New York man suffered minor injuries after rolling his car over and then down an embankment in a single-vehicle crash Wednesday morning on I-84 east in Danbury, state police said.

The crash happened when the 41-year-old man from New York State lost control of his car and struck the wire guardrails near Exit 7, WLAD said.

Related story: Car Rolls Over, Goes Down Embankment On I-84 In Danbury

Then the car went 200 feet down an embankment and came to rest in a riverbed, WLAD said. He was cited for failure to drive in the established lane.

The crash caused backups for a few hours at the end of the morning rush-hour, the state Department of Transportation said.

The crash scene was cleared by a wrecker.

Click here for the story at the WLAD website.

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