Crash on Route 8 in Shelton closes 1 lane

February 15, 2019

SHELTON — A one-car crash on Route 8 south has the right lane closed to all traffic Friday afternoon.

The incident is between Exit 12 and Exit 11 of the southbound lanes in Shelton, according to the Connecticut Department of Transportation. The crash is said to only involve one vehicle. There have been injuries reported.

It was reported shortly before 3 p.m.

By 3:45 p.m., CTDOT reported that traffic was congested between Exit 13 and Exit 11, nearly three miles, because of the crash. Delays of up to 20 minutes are being reported leading up to the site of the incident.

This story will be updated.