Route 83 closed in Vernon after driver flees crash scene - WFSB 3 Connecticut

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Route 83 closed in Vernon after driver flees crash scene

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(Vernon police photo) (Vernon police photo)
VERNON, CT (WFSB) -

Route 83 in Vernon is closed because of a crash, according to police.

They said the crash happened at Windsor and Windermere Avenues.

The driver slammed into a utility pole overnight.

Eversource power and Frontier Communications crews have been working to repair three damaged poles as a result of the crash.

That part of the road is expected to be closed until 3 p.m., according to police.

Officers said the driver involved in the crash fled the scene and their investigating continues.

Drivers were urged to take Franklin Street as a detour.

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