Motorcycle Accident On Route 8 In Shelton

203 Communications PhotoTwo people were taken to Bridgeport Hospital with serious injuries after a motorcycle accident on Route 8 southbound in Shelton Thursday afternoon.

The accident has closed the left lane of the highway, according to the state Department of Transportation, and triggered a smaller accident farther north on the highway.

The accidents happened around 3:45 p.m. Thursday between exits 12 and 11 in Shelton.

Echo Hose Ambulance Assistant Chief Joe Laucella said the two people on the motorcycle had serious injuries, and a couple other people in the accidents complained of minor injuries.

It’s not clear yet what caused the accident, or what types of injuries the motorcycle passengers had.

This story will be updated later.

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