The Department of Transportation says that the fire closed the right lane on the southbound side of Route 9 between Exits 3 and 2.
State Police say there was a minor injury in the accident but it’s unclear who was hurt.
– CT State Police (@CT_STATE_POLICE) August 28, 2017
Police ask drivers to reduce speed when approaching the area.
The cause of the fire is unknown. The DOT expects the accident to clear in two hours or less.