Dump truck accident closes lanes on Route 8

September 21, 2018

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.

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