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Crash causes delays on Route 9 in Middletown

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Traffic is jammed for miles after crash on Route 9 southbound. (DOT) Traffic is jammed for miles after crash on Route 9 southbound. (DOT)
MIDDLETOWN, CT (WFSB) -

An eight-car pile up is causing traffic delays on the southbound side of Route 9 in Middletown on Friday evening. 

The crash has closed Route 9 near exit 10 in both directions. Drivers are being told to avoid the area after the crash around 5:30 p.m. 

There is no word on injuries. 

The cause of the crash is under investigation. 

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