Icy roads blamed for 2 crashes on I-91, Derby

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DERBY — Icy roads on I-91 in Derby are to blame for two separate crashes involving tractor-trailers headed north yesterday.

A 57-year-old driver from Maine was involved in the first incident, which was a single-vehicle rollover.

The crash took place at around 9:07 p.m.

According to the police report, Dana Jameson, of Houlton, ME, lost control of the tractor-trailer unit due to icy road conditions.

The rig traveled onto the median and rolled on its side.

Police say nobody was injured during the crash.

At 9:45 p.m. police responded to another tractor-trailer crash on I-91 north in Derby.

Police say Parminder Sangha, 41, of Brampton, Ontario, lost control of his vehicle and crashed into a snowbank.

Icy road conditions were the cause of this crash as well, police say.

There were also no injuries during this incident.

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