Route 34 westbound in West Haven back open after rollover crash

West Haven police and firefighters on the scene of a crash involving a vehicle rollover on Route 34 westbound Monday (Photo: Facebook / West Haven Police Department)

WEST HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — Route 34 westbound was closed on the New Haven and West Haven border after a car flipped over and crashed into a fence midday Monday.

Just after 12:15 p.m., officers responded to Route 34 westbound between Forest Road and Central Avenue on reports of a crash. Upon arrival, officers found a vehicle upside down against a utility pole, blocking the westbound lanes.

route 34 crash Route 34 westbound in West Haven back open after rollover crash
(WTNH / Report It/ Davon Hinnant)

West Haven Police said that the accident did cause some damage to utility poles. Motorists were routed around the accident for almost two hours to give crews time to clear the car from the roadway and make emergency repairs to the utility pole.

Police are still conducting their investigation into what may have caused the crash.

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