Police: car flips off Route 8 and lands on railroad tracks in Beacon Falls

BEACON FALLS — a local of Route eight north is closed after a major crash where a vehicle ended up on the railroad tracks under the highway, in keeping with police.

Connecticut State Police said Route eight north is closed at Exit 24 as a result of the important crash. The state branch of Transportation mentioned the highway changed into closed between exits 23 and 25.

traffic on the motorway’s northbound lanes is being diverted off Exit 23.

“preliminary record is a vehicle ended up on the railroad tracks under,” state police observed. “Railway is additionally shut down as investigation continues.”

Metro-North Railroad observed the 1:03 p.m. coach from Waterbury — educate number 6937 — changed into delayed at Naugatuck on account of a automobile on the tracks near Beacon Falls.