NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH)– One person has died after a car crashed into a tree on Route 15 in New Haven Monday morning.
The right lane of Route 15 northbound was closed at exit 59 after a vehicle hit a tree around 7:14 a.m. While the accident has cleared, Route 15 remains closed between exit 58 in Orange and exit 59 in New Haven for road work until 3 p.m.
Cleared: Motor Vehicle Accident – NEW HAVEN #RT15 North 0.54 miles before Exit 59 (RTE 69) at 6/5/2017 10:43:01 AM
— Statewide CTDOT (@CTDOT_Statewide) June 5, 2017
— Statewide CTDOT (@CTDOT_Statewide) June 5, 2017is unclear if there was anyone else in the car.
It is unclear if anyone else was in the car during the accident.
— CT State Police (@CT_STATE_POLICE) June 5, 2017
The cause of the crash remains under investigation. Drivers should expect delays in the area.