Crash closes northbound Route 8 (Updated)

This won’t help the evening commute.

The state Department of Transportation is reporting Route 8 is closed on the northbound side between exits 14 and 15 in Derby because of a two-vehicle crash.

It could take up to two hours to clear the crash, the DOT estimates.

UPDATE: The accident has been cleared as of 5:07 p.m., according to the DOT.

Mike DeSalvo