DERBY, Conn. (WTNH) — Part of Route 8 in Derby was closed after a 5-car accident on Wednesday morning.
According to Connecticut State Police, there was a 5-car accident around 6:15 a.m.
The accident closed Route 8 northbound between exits 15 and 16.
There were minor injuries reported.
A detour was put in place to help reroute traffic. The detour had cars exit the highway at exit 15 and then re-enter the highway on the on-ramp.
There is no word how long Route 8 northbound will be closed for.