2 Killed When Car Flips on I-84 East in Southington

Two people suffered life-threatening injuries, according to police.

Interstate 84 Southington crash
Connecticut Department of Transportation

Two people were killed when their car rolled over on Interstate 84 eastbound and fell down an embankment in Southington Tuesday afternoon.

State police said the Hyundai Accent crashed around 3 p.m. near exit 32. According to witnesses, the car flipped down an embankment, and emergency crews brought in heavy equipment to retrieve it.

Two people in the car were pronounced dead at the scene, according to police. Their identities have not been released.

Police, firefighters and medical personnel responded to the crash and blocked two eastbound lanes, slowing traffic through rush hour. Traffic cameras showed heavy delays.

Authorities are investigating the crash and said no other vehicles were involved.

State police are asking witnesses to call Trooper William Bevans at 860-534-1000 ext. 6136.

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