Fiery Crash on Route 9 North in New Britain

Route 9 north has reopened in New Britain after a fiery crash on Friday morning.

The crash closed Route 9 northbound in the area of exit 24 around 9:15 a.m., according to state police.

The incident was affecting southbound traffic on Route 9 as well.

The driver was able to escape the car before it burst into flames, police said.

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