Route 8 north reopens in Harwinton after motorcycle crash

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HARWINTON, Conn. (WTNH)– Route 8 northbound has reopened in Harwinton Monday after a serious motorcycle accident.

The Department of Transportation reports that Route 8 northbound was closed between exits 42 and 43 because of a crash involving a motorcycle that happened around 11:47 a.m.

State Police say that the exit 42 off ramp was also closed and that Life Star was requested at the scene by the fire department. However, officials believe there are minor injuries.

The accident has since been cleared and the road has reopened.

There is no word on the cause of the crash at this time.

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