Route 72 in Bristol Reopens After Early-Morning Crash

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A crash closed part of Route 72 in Bristol on Monday morning as Eversource made repairs to a damaged utility pole.

Police said a vehicle hit a utility pole around 12:30 a.m. The driver suffered minor injuries and was transported to a hospital.

Route 72 was closed in both directions between Middle Street, also known as Route 229, and Emmett Street, authorities said.

The road reopened just after 2 p.m.

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