WATERBURY, Conn. (WTNH) — Two early morning accidents on the northbound and southbound sides of Route 8 in Waterbury are slowing commuters.
Two tractor-trailers crashed in separate accidents on opposite sides of the road. Both accidents are near exit 30. Only the right shoulder is getting by at this point.
#Cttraffic: Rte 8 northbound & southbound exit 30 all travel lanes closed for 2 TT crash. ONLY the right shoulder is open in both directions
— CT State Police (@CT_STATE_POLICE) April 22, 2016
Two people have been transported to the hospital, but the severity of their injuries is not yet known.
Crews will now begin the process of removing the tractor-trailers from the scene. DEEP is also on scene containing a gas spill.
The delays are anticipated to last through most of Friday.