SOUTHBURY, Conn. (WTNH)– I-84 East has reopened in Southbury after a crash involving a tractor trailer truck and a street sweeper on Tuesday morning.
The Department of Transportation says that I-84 Eastbound has reopened between Exits 16 and 17 after it was shutdown because of the accident.
Updated: Tractor Trailer Accident – SOUTHBURY #I84 East at Exit 16 (RTE 188) at 9/26/2017 6:09:48 AM
— Statewide CTDOT (@CTDOT_Statewide) September 26, 2017
State Police say the crash involved a tractor trailer truck and a street sweeper. Extrication was needed and there were injuries reported in the accident but the extent is unknown at this time.
#CTtraffic: I84 eb x15 Southbury right lane closed for TT vs street sweeper crash w/injury. Extrication needed. Reduce speed through area.
— CT State Police (@CT_STATE_POLICE) September 26, 2017
Drivers are urged to reduce speed in the area as there is still congestion from the crash.
The cause of the accident is unknown.