2 taken to hospital after collision on Route 82 in Montville

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MONTVILLE — There were no life-threatening injuries in a crash that closed a stretch of Route 82 for hours Wednesday morning, fire officials said.

Route 82 was closed at its intersection with Route 163, according to the state Department of Transportation, because of a collision. The DOT indicated the crash involved an overturned vehicle.

Fire officials said the two-vehicle crash happened near the area of Route 82 and Green Valley Drive.

The drivers of each vehicle were taken to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, according to fire officials.

As crews worked to clear the crash site, Route 82 was closed from Route 163 to Green Valley Drive.

The road reopened to traffic around 12:30 p.m.