Dump truck accident closes lanes on Route 8
An accident involving a dump truck has closed two lanes on Route 8 in Trumbull.
The accident, reported at 8:20 a.m., has closed the left and center northbound lanes between Exits 8 and 9.
There are heavy northbound delays from the Route 8/25 split to the Merritt Parkway.
The average speed is about 5 mph.
The state Derpartment of Transportation estimates it will take “three hour or less” to clear the scene.