Road reopened following crash which sent 8 to hospital - WFSB 3 Connecticut

Road reopened following crash which sent 8 to hospital

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Four car crash closes Dixwell Avenue (WFSB) Four car crash closes Dixwell Avenue (WFSB)
Emergency crews have responded to Dixwell Avenue because of a four car crash. (WFSB) Emergency crews have responded to Dixwell Avenue because of a four car crash. (WFSB)
HAMDEN, CT (WFSB) -

Eight people were hospitalized following a four-car crash on Dixwell Avenue in Hamden.

Emergency crews responded to the scene on Wednesday evening.

The crash happened around 9 p.m. and closed the road between Skiff Street and Connelly Parkway.

Drivers were asked to avoid the area, which is near Route 15 and just down the street from Hamden High School.

Officials said one person was thrown from a vehicle, and other victims needed to be removed from their cars by firefighters.

It is unclear what their conditions are at this time, or what caused the crash.

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