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Vehicle sees ‘heavy damage’ in Derby rollover


DERBY — A Route 8 north on ramp in the city was briefly closed Friday night after a rollover crash.

Firefighters and medics were dispatched to the call on Route 8 north near Exit 16 at 8:48 p.m., according to initial dispatch reports.

A first responder in the area chimed in on the radio waves, indicating he could swing by the crash site and report back to the responding units on what to expect.


He confirmed a rollover soon after, but clarified the location — on the entrance ramp for Route 8 north off of Main Street. Moments later, fire units started to get to the scene.

Fire officials at the crash site confirmed it was a one-car rollover with “heavy damage” to the vehicle. Units on scene reported all occupants were out of the vehicle.



As crews worked to clear the crash site, first responders shut down the on ramp from Main Street.

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