Highway 7 near the Wilton-Ridgefield town line briefly closed after an accident

WILTON – A section of Highway 7 was closed Tuesday morning after an accident near the town of Ridgefield, police said.

At around 10 a.m., units closed Highway 7 after an accident, police said. The ministry asked drivers to avoid the area and look for alternative routes.

After police investigated and the crash site was cleared, police reopened the road to drivers just before 11 a.m.

There was no immediate word on possible injuries to those involved in the crash.

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