Road reopens after crash involving bus and pickup truck in Suffield

Suffield Police

SUFFIELD, Conn. (WTNH)– Multiple people were hurt after a crash involving a bus and a pickup truck in Suffield Tuesday morning.

Police say just before 6 a.m., Suffield Police, EMS, and Fire Departments responded to an accident involving a pickup truck and a bus carrying local tobacco workers on Mountain Road. Police say 21 people were taken to local hospitals for non-life threatening injuries.

suffield bus crash 2 Road reopens after crash involving bus and pickup truck in Suffield
Suffield Police

Mountain Road (Hwy 168) was closed in both the east and westbound lanes from North Stone /South Stone to Phelps Road for several hours. Drivers were urged to use Route 187 as an alternative. That accident has been cleared however and road has been reopened.

There is no word on the cause of the crash. The incident remains under investigation by the Suffield Police Department with assistance from the State of Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicle Commercial Motor Vehicle Safety Division.

Police are asking anyone that witnessed the accident or who may have been in the area of Mountain Road in Suffield between 5:30 a.m. and 6:00 a.m. on Tuesday to call them as they continue their investigation. The number to call is (860) 668-3870.

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