DARIEN - (AP) - Police said a naked man "yelling that hewas Jesus" was the catalyst for a five-vehicle accident onInterstate 95 North in Darien that injured three people and slowedtraffic for nearly six hours. Police Sgt. Jeremiah Marron said officers responded to reportsSaturday that a nude male was causing a disturbance on I-95. Aspolice arrived, the man got into a car but police were able to pullthe vehicle over.
Police say a tractor-trailer driver then slammed on the brakesto avoid another driver distracted by the highway commotion. Thebig rig jackknifed, careened into four cars and flipped over.
Rescue workers extricated the driver of the tractor-trailer. Authorities say he was hospitalized.
The naked man's name was not released. It was not immediatelyknown if he was charged.