Crash closes Interstate 84 in Hartford

(Photo: Connecticut DOT)

HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — Interstate 84 eastbound is closed between exits 48 and 49 after a motor vehicle accident Monday afternoon.

The crash occurred just after 4:30 p.m. on the eastbound lanes between exits 48 and 49. Traffic is backed up from exit 44 up to exit 48, where vehicles are being directed off the highway.

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News 8 spoke with State Police Troop H, which said there are minor injuries from the accident. The Connecticut Department of Transportation tweeted that they expect the road to be cleared in less than two hours.

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