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Two-Car Crash Blocks Lanes Of Route 8 Southbound In Bridgeport

All but one lane of Route 8 southbound is blocked by a multi-vehicle crash at Exit 5 for Chopsey Hill Road on Friday.
All but one lane of Route 8 southbound is blocked by a multi-vehicle crash at Exit 5 for Chopsey Hill Road on Friday. Photo Credit: Connecticut Department of Transportation

update : The crash scene has been cleared, DOT said.

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — A two-car crash is blocking three lanes of southbound Route 8 in Bridgeport just before noon Friday, according to the Connecticut Department of Transportation.

The crash is between Exits 5 and 3, DOT, and the left lanes are closed. The crash as reported Friday, July 29. at 11:21 a.m. Traffic was beginning to build up in the area.

DOT said it is working quickly to clear the highway. Rain was reportedly still falling in the area.

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