Crash closes Route 2 in Colchester

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COLCHESTER, Conn. (WTNH) — A single car crash closed a section of Route 2 in Colchester for more than an hour and a half Wednesday morning.

The vehicle was traveling eastbound in the left lane and hit the median with his tires. He then swerved into the right lane and the vehicle went off of the shoulder and rolled over.

The eastbound side of the road was closed between exits 17 and 18.

A Lifestar helicopter transported the driver to St. Francis Hospital for head and arm injuries.

State police say the crash happened around 7:25 a.m. The road was back open shortly after 9 a.m.

Anyone who may have witnessed the accdient is asked to contanct TFC Mark Gendron #521 at (860) 465-5400 extension 4056.

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