Route 1 reopened in Guilford after truck pulls down wires

U.S. 1 was closed for almost 15 hours as crews replaced damaged utility poles and wires. (WTNH / George Roelofsen)

GUILFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — Route 1 is back open in Guilford after a truck pulled down utility wires Thursday afternoon.

Guilford police said the accident took place some time after 3:00 p.m. Thursday afternoon, but the exact time has not yet been determined. A tractor-trailer was traveling on Route 1 near the intersection of Route 22, when the truck snagged overhead wires. It is unclear if there were any injuries.

Route 1 was closed for almost 15 hours in both directions for utility crews to replace two utility poles and the damaged wires. The roadway was reopened around 6:20 a.m. Friday morning.