Portion of Berlin Turnpike closed in Berlin because of two-vehicle crash

A traffic alert has been issued.
A traffic alert has been issued.(WFSB)
Published: Feb. 6, 2023 at 6:54 AM EST|Updated: Feb. 6, 2023 at 7:58 AM EST
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BERLIN, CT (WFSB) - A two-vehicle crash closed part of the Berlin Turnpike in Berlin on Monday morning.

The state Department of Transportation said the closure was on the northbound side at North Colony Road.

Police said traffic was being rerouted south at North Colony Road.

The crash was first reported just before 6:45 a.m.

“Our reconstruction team is out there now investigating,” said Deputy Chief Christopher Ciuci, Berlin police. “Hopefully [it’ll] open within the hour.”

There’s no word on injuries or a cause.

For real-time traffic updates, check the Channel 3 traffic map here.