Stuck truck backs up traffic

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Crews work to remove a pickup truck from an embankment on Route 8 South Friday morning. –NAUGATUCK POLICE DEPARTMENT
Crews work to remove a pickup truck from an embankment on Route 8 South Friday morning. –NAUGATUCK POLICE DEPARTMENT

NAUGATUCK — An accident on Route 8 South is causing traffic to back up and police are urging drivers to seek an alternate route.

A pickup truck got stuck in the snow on an embankment near exit 28 this morning. Tow trucks are on the scene to remove the truck. The accident is being investigated by state police. Naugatuck police are assisting on the scene and said the accident should be cleared by shortly.