Eight cars from a freight train derailed onto their sides in New Britain Tuesday (WTNH / Report-It / Jodi Latina)

Freight train derailed in New Britain

Eight cars of a freight train have derailed along Columbus Boulevard in New Britain, according to the New Britain Mayor’s Office.

- FILE - Connecticut highway traffic (WTNH)

Holiday travelers urged to leave early to avoid accidents

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Millions of Americans are heading to their holiday destinations Wednesday.