Jacknifed 18-wheeler forces brief closure of Southington road

SOUTHINGTON — A jacknifed tractor-trailer truck forced the closure of Shuttle Meadow and Ledge roads in Southington for about 45 minutes on Friday.

The 18-wheeler reported the mishap at about 2:45 p.m. when its driver turned down the narrow road and became stuck. Police blocked the road until he could get clear.

Shuttle Meadow and Ledge roads are in an area of some housing construction directly west of Crescent Lake and near Bradley Mountain Farm and Flanders Road.

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