Route 8 north at Exit 19 (Wakelee Avenue) in Ansonia is closed on Thursday afternoon because of a jack-knifed tractor trailer. Reports say there are two crashes, and side roads and exit ramps in the area are jammed.
Derby Fire Department's HazMat is on scene. Reportedly, along with the accident, there is possibly a fuel spill. At about 2:45 p.m. on Thursday, the HazMat team was going through the scene.