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Route 8 Reopens After Crashes in Seymour, Ansonia

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NBCConnecticut.com

Route 8 has reopened after two separate multi-vehicle crashes closed parts of the highway in Seymour and Ansonia.

State police said there was a multi-vehicle crash on Route 8 southbound in Ansonia between exits 19 and 17. The left lane was closed in the area but has since reopened.

The accident happened at approximately 4:30 p.m. Officials said one of the cars involved in the crash had rolled over.

Everyone was able to make it out safely and one person was evaluated at the scene.

There was a second multi-vehicle crash on Route 8 northbound in Seymour between exits 19 and 21, according to troopers. The left lane was also closed in the area but has since reopened.

It's unclear if there are injuries in either crash.

No additional information was immediately available.

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