Seymour Crash Closed Route 8 for Hours

Police advise to seek other routes.

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A tractor-trailer crash hauling Whole Foods shopping bags caused major traffic problems on Route 8 in Seymour and state police are encouraging drivers to find other routes.

The truck rolled over in the northbound lanes around 9:30 a.m.

The northbound side of the road is closed at exit 22 and traffic is being diverted off the exit.

The highway was closed for hours and reopened shortly before 4 p.m.

The left lane of the southbound side of the road is closed because of debris in the road.

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