Crash in Simsbury closes road, causes power outages

Fiery crash closes road in Simsbury
Published: Jan. 18, 2023 at 2:13 PM EST
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SIMSBURY, CT (WFSB) – A crash in Simsbury has led to a road closure and power outages Wednesday afternoon.

Simsbury police said the crash happened on Nod Road.

Nod Road is closed from Route 185 to 140 Nod Road, just north of the Avon town line, police said.

Crash on Nod Road in Simsbury.
Crash on Nod Road in Simsbury.(WFSB)

Simsbury police told Eyewitness News a tree fell across Nod Road. It was struck by a northbound vehicle and a southbound vehicle.

The tree brought down power lines, police said. Both vehicles stopped on the power lines and caught on fire.

One occupant was injured, said police.

Eversource is reporting 975 outages in Avon and 17 outages in Simsbury.

Simsbury police are asking drivers to seek alternate routes and said the road is closed for an undetermined amount of time.

Crash closes Nod Road in Simsbury