RI man charged in 9-car highway wreck in Conn.
FAIRFIELD, Conn. —
A Rhode Island man has been charged with reckless driving for allegedly causing a nine-car pileup on Interstate 95 in Connecticut that snarled traffic for hours and injured three people, including a baby.
Connecticut state police say 28-year-old Marco Nunez of Providence was speeding and driving erratically when he caused Saturday morning's wreck in the southbound lanes in Fairfield.
The Connecticut Post reports that a station wagon struck by Nunez's rental car rolled over several times. Seven other cars were damaged.
An 18-day-old baby and two adults from West Haven in the station wagon were taken to Bridgeport Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Authorities also treated several people at the scene.
It's not clear if Nunez has a lawyer. A phone number for Nunez couldn't be found.