NEW ASHFORD -- A motor vehicle accident on Route 7 has caused traffic detours from Lanesborough to Williamstown.

The accident, which occurred around 7 a.m., is still under investigation by state police. The circumstances involving the incident remain unclear.

Police and emergency responders from Williamstown, Lanesborough and New Ashford provided mutual aid to police who responded from the Cheshire barracks.

As of 9 a.m., traffic was still being detoured via Route 43, from the intersection of Route 7 and Hancock Road in Williamstown, to the intersection of Route 7 and Brodie Mountain Road in Lanesborough.

This report will be updated.


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