|STATE OF CONNECTICUT
Department of Public Safety
1111 Country Club Road
Middletown, Connecticut 06457
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 28, 2011
UPDATE: ROUTE 8 NOW OPEN
MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT CLOSES PART OF ROUTE 8;
CONNECTICUT STATE POLICE ASK MOTORISTS TO SEEK ALTERNATE ROUTE
A traffic accident on Route 8 has closed part of the highway as Connecticut State Police investigate a motor vehicle accident Wednesday morning.
State Troopers encourage motorists to seek alternate routes to Route 8.
The accident took place on Route 8 Northbound at exit 22 in Seymour.
Route 8 North at exit 22 is closed, and traffic is being diverted off exit 22. The left lane of Route 8 Southbound at exit 22 is also closed due to debris in the roadway.
Route 8 North at exit 22 will be closed for the next few hours.
Trooper Kelly Grant