Early Morning Crash On I-84 Eastbound In East Hartford

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EAST HARTFORD — Three people were taken to Hartford Hospital following a one-car crash that closed two lanes of I-84 eastbound in East Hartford Saturday morning.

According to state police, the accident occurred at about 7:20 a.m. near the Exit 59 off-ramp to I-384 eastbound.

Police said a 2010 Chevy Impala being driven by William Riddick, 44, of 80 Market St., Lawrence, Ma., drifted off the right side of the road and hit a barrier separating I-84 from the exit ramp.

Lisa D. Riddick, 45, of 80 Market St., Lawrence, Ma., was ejected from the front passenger seat and suffered a broken right leg and head lacerations, police said. Her injuries were non-life threatening, according to police.

William Riddick and Elsie Riddick, 70, of the same address, were also transported taken to Hartford Hospital with minor injuries, police said.

By Steven Goode, Hartford Courant

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