Route 8 reopened after crash involving transport truck

The Barkers Point bypass section of Route 8 in Fredericton reopened Wednesday afternoon following a crash involving a transport truck.

A section of Route 8 in Fredericton was closed Wednesday

Police said the crash happened shortly after 5 a.m. on the north side of Fredericton. (Daniel McHardie/CBC)

The Barkers Point bypass section of Route 8 in Fredericton reopened Wednesday afternoon following a crash involving a transport truck.

The crash happened shortly after 5 a.m. on the north side and closed the bypass between Riverside Drive and Greenwood Drive.

Sgt. Dwight Doyle of the Fredericton Police Force said the crash wasn't serious but would take a while to clean up.

The driver of the transport truck was taken to hospital as a precaution.