Accident shuts part of Route 8 in Bridgeport

May 13, 2018 GMT

BRIDGEPORT — A motor vehicle accident on Route 8 in the city shut down part of the highway Sunday afternoon.

According to the state Department of Transportation, shortly after 3:30 p.m., there was a multi-vehicle accident between exits 3 and 2 of Route 8 southbound. As a result, the highway’s left lane was closed.

UPDATE: As of 4:34 p.m. Sunday, the DOT was reporting the accident had been cleared.