I-84 westbound reopens in Waterbury after oil spill

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WATERBURY, Conn. (WTNH)– Connecticut State Police have confirmed an accident Monday morning resulted in a highway oil spill in Waterbury.

I-84 westbound has reopened after an oil spill closed the left lanes at exit 19.  A car struck an oil tank that was in the road, causing a fuel spill on to the highway.

It is unclear why an oil tank from an oil truck was on the highway but the incident remains under investigation.

There were no injuries reported in the crash.

News 8 will update this story as it develops. 

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