Crash Closes Part Of Route 140 In Ellington

ELLINGTON – Shortly after 3 a.m. Friday, State Police responded to a crash involving a telephone pole.

According to the Department of Transportation, at least one car struck a utility pole, causing significant damage. The accident closed Route 140 between Jacob Hill Road and Buff Cap Road in Ellington.

Connecticut Light & Power was on the scene just after 4 a.m. working to repair the damage.

State Police have yet to release information about the driver. It’s unclear when the roadway is expected to reopen.

Check back for updates.

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