8 People Taken to Hospital After Canton Crash

Eight people were taken to the hospital after four cars collided in Canton on Tuesday afternoon, according to police.

Police said they were called to the intersection of Routes 202 and 179 around 4 p.m. Tuesday. Ambulances from Canton, Burlington, Simsbury and New Hartford brought eight people to Charlotte Hungerford Hospital in Torrington for treatment of non-life theratening injuries.

Route 202 was closed in the area for about an hour and a half and traffic was detoured around the crash site. Police said the road has reopened.

No additional information was immediately available.

Check back for updates on this developing story.

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