Vehicle fire closes portion of Route 9 in Middletown
Published: Feb. 27, 2023 at 6:47 AM EST|Updated: Feb. 27, 2023 at 8:43 AM EST
MIDDLETOWN, CT (WFSB) - Traffic along Route 9 in Middletown was snarled because of a vehicle fire on Monday morning.
The Connecticut State Police reported that part of the highway was closed as a result, between exits 15 and 16 on the northbound side. Only the left lane was open.
The southbound side was completely closed between exits 14 and 15.
Both sides of the highway were back open later in the morning.
The fire was first reported a little 6:45 a.m.
There’s no word on injuries or a cause.
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