Fiery Crash on Route 9 North in New Britain

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    Ingrid Walczyk
    A fiery crash closed Route 9 North in New Britain on Friday morning.

    Route 9 north has reopened in New Britain after a fiery crash on Friday morning.

    The crash closed Route 9 northbound in the area of exit 24 around 9:15 a.m., according to state police.

    The incident was affecting southbound traffic on Route 9 as well.

    The driver was able to escape the car before it burst into flames, police said.