Fatal crash closes highway in Plainville

April 4, 2019

PLAINVILLE - State Police are reporting that Route 72 east in Plainville to the Interstate 84 east on ramp is closed due to a fatal motor vehicle accident investigation.

The crash involved one vehicle, state police said.

An accident reconstruction team is on the way to the location.

The roadway is expected to be closed for a period of time this morning. State police said they will provide more information on the crash as it becomes available.

A crash occurred at the location at about 3:15 a.m., according to the state Department of Transportation.

WFSB-TV reported that the incident involved a car fire.