1 Killed, 3 Injured In Tractor Trailer Crash

A 47-year-old woman from Manchester was killed in an accident Monday afternoon on Route 2 that involved a tractor trailer and three cars. Cindy S. Cornish was killed when a tractor trailer crashed into her vehicle on Route 2 west near exit 16 in Marlborough. She had been slowing down for a construction site when the truck crashed into the rear end of her car. Three other people involved in the accident, including the driver of the tractor trailer, suffered minor injuries and were taken to Hartford Hospital and a clinic in Marlborough, state police said.
The accident, which occurred about three miles west of Exit 16, shut down westbound traffic after 3 p.m. The road was reopened shortly after 8 p.m. Read more about this fatal truck accident.