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Bloomfield road closed while utility crews make repairs following crash

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Route 185 was closed in Bloomfield due to an overnight crash. (WFSB photo) Route 185 was closed in Bloomfield due to an overnight crash. (WFSB photo)
BLOOMFIELD, CT (WFSB) -

A single-car crash has closed a section of Simsbury Road, also known as Route 185, in Bloomfield. 

According to police, the crash happened around 11:20 p.m. on Wednesday. 

Police said a female driver and male passenger were injured when the vehicle they were riding in crashed into a utility pole. Both were taken to Saint Francis Hospital with non life-threatening injuries. 

Utility crews are on scene replacing the pole, which was snapped in half. 

Police closed the road in both directions near Rundelane. 

The road is a main artery between Simsbury and Bloomfield.

Police advised drivers to seek alternate routes.

They said they expected it to remain closed through 8 a.m.

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