Truck crash closes Route 8 ramp

Truck crash closes Exit 33 off ramp from Route 8, Sept. 9, 2014 (WTNH Report it / Waterbury Towing).

WATERBURY, Conn. (WTNH) — An overturned tractor trailer has closed a ramp off of Route 8 in Waterbury for several hours Tuesday morning.

Truck crash closes Exit 33 off ramp from Route 8, Sept. 9, 2014 (WTNH Report it / Waterbury Towing).
Truck crash closes Exit 33 off ramp from Route 8, Sept. 9, 2014 (WTNH Report it / Waterbury Towing).

The Connecticut Department of Transportation reports the crash happened on the southbound off ramp at exit 33. The crash happened around 6:30 a.m.

Report It photos send to News 8 from Waterbury Towing show debris, including garden mulch, on the side of the road.

The DOT initially said it could take up to eight hours to clear, but crews had the ramp back open by noon.

State police have not yet commented on what led to the crash. We do not know if there are any injuries.

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