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Route 2 West in East Hartford Reopens After Tractor-Trailer Crash

CT Department of Transportation

Route 2 West in East Hartford has reopened after a tractor-trailer jackknifed, according to Connecticut State Police.

All lanes were closed on the westbound side of the highway between exits 4 and 3, but the road has since reopened.

CT Department of Transportation

The accident was reported at approximately 1 p.m., according to the CT Dept. of Transportation. The highway reopened several hours later.

Drivers were asked to take alternate routes while officials removed the tractor-trailer from the area.

CT Department of Transportation

The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) and the DOT have been requested. EMS and fire officials also responded.

It's unknown if there are any injures. No additional information was immediately available.

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