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UPDATE: Route 8 North Re-Opens After Accident In Shelton

Fire officials extracted an occupant from one car involved in a rollover crash on Route 8 in Shelton.
Fire officials extracted an occupant from one car involved in a rollover crash on Route 8 in Shelton. Photo Credit: Connecticut State Police

Updated, 3 p.m.: SHELTON, Conn. -- Route 8 northbound in Shelton has re-opened after a crash closed down all lanes between exits 11 and 12 Thursday morning.

Original story:

Route 8 northbound in Shelton was closed Thursday morning following a serious accident that sent at least one person to the hospital.

Route 8 northbound is closed between exits 11 and 12 following the two-car accident that happened around 10:30 a.m. There is heavy congestion between exits 9 and 12.

Fire officials extracted an occupant from one of the cars and took the person to a local hospital, according to state police.

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