Tractor Trailer Crash on Interstate-91

Staff Writer

The driver of this tractor trailer sustained minor injuries after he was involved in this crash around 10:30 Tuesday morning.
Sgt. Andrew Jensen from the Derby State Police Barracks wrote in a press release that it appeared Pascal Rodrigue, 61, of St. George Quebec was driving the 2006 International tractor trailer when he drifted too far  left in the passing lane and went off the roadway and into the trees.
Newport Ambulance Service transported Rodrigue to North Country Hospital. An  excavator assisted with removing the tractor trailer. They will return Wednesday to remove the logs it was hauling.
The Newport City Department also assisted on the scene. The tractor trailer is a total loss, police said. No other vehicles were involved in the crash.