WINDSOR LOCKS – Route 75 is closed after lightning struck a utility pole and sent wires down into the roadway, police said.
The lightning strike was reported shortly before 6 a.m. The road is closed near the intersection with Schoephoester Road in the area of Bradley International Airport, police said.
Connecticut Light & Power crews are on scene and making repairs but the work is expected to take several hours. Airport officials said they haven’t experienced any loss of power.