Route 8 in Derby closed after 5-car accident

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.

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