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Fiery crash involving two tractor trailers snarls traffic on I-84

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Police are investigating a crash involving two tractor trailers on I-84 in Southbury.  (CT State Police) Police are investigating a crash involving two tractor trailers on I-84 in Southbury. (CT State Police)
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SOUTHBURY, CT (WFSB) -

Interstate 84 was closed in both directions in Southbury due to a fiery crash for several hours Saturday morning

The crash occurred just prior to 5 a.m. between exits 16 and 17.

According to the Department of Transportation, the crash involves multiple tractor trailers.

Connecticut State Police said the crash resulted in a fire and a massive mess left behind on the highway.  However, police said there were only minor injuries.

Westbound lanes of the highway were reopened around 8 a.m., however, eastbound lanes remain completely shut down as of 10:45 a.m.

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