Bridge, buildings in Connecticut catch fire after fuel tanker rolls over

Heavy smoke is seen billowing after a tanker rolls over on the Gold Star Bridge in Groton, Friday, April 21, 2023. (Connecticut State Police)

GROTON, Conn. (WLNE) — Connecticut State Police said Friday a bridge in Groton was shutdown after a fuel tanker truck rolled and caught fire.

The incident happened just before 11:30 a.m. on the Gold Star Bridge.

Police said buildings below the bridge also caught fire. Injuries were reported but the extent is unknown at this time.

No further information was immediately released.


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