UPDATE, 9:30 a.m. - Route 62 has reopened, traffic still remains slow in the area.
UPDATE, 8:38 a.m. — The medical helicopter has taken off with the victim, but traffic remains gridlocked in the area.
Route 62 is closed between Locust Street and Burley Avenue. A State Police accident reconstruction team is at the scene.
The area around 170 Maple St. is closed as emergency crews work to help a pedestrian who was hit by a vehicle.
The person's injuries require an airlift.
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