I-91 in Westminster was closed for several hours early Thursday morning for a Tractor Trailer accident. VT State Police say Dalmar Aden 27 of Essex Junction VT was driving Fedex International truck that was pulling two trailers when he lost control due to road conditions. One of the trailers went down an embankment and onto VT 121. The second trailer remained on Interstate 91 and caused major damage to the road surface and guard rails.
A second tractor trailer driven by 59-year-old Curtis Cottrell of Greenville SC was struck the second disconnected trailer on the interstate totaling it and blocking both lanes. Both drivers received minor injuries but t declined medical treatment.
The northbound lanes of Interstate 91, between exit 5 & 6 were closed for an extended time while vehicles were being removed and the bridge inspected by members of VTrans.