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Tractor-Trailer Crash Blocks Lanes Of I-95, Ties Up Traffic For Miles

The Noroton Fire Department and the State Police are among the first responders at a car vs. truck accident on I-95 in Darien.
The Noroton Fire Department and the State Police are among the first responders at a car vs. truck accident on I-95 in Darien. Photo Credit: Alissa Smith
Only one lane of traffic is open near the accident scene on I-95 in Darien.
Only one lane of traffic is open near the accident scene on I-95 in Darien. Photo Credit: Alissa Smith
Traffic backups of more than 4 miles are reported after the crash on I-95 north in Darien between exits 9 and 10.
Traffic backups of more than 4 miles are reported after the crash on I-95 north in Darien between exits 9 and 10. Photo Credit: Alissa Smith

A tractor-trailer vs. car accident was blocking three lanes of the road on I-95 northbound at the Stamford-Darien border on Tuesday afternoon, the Connecticut Department of Transportation said.

The traffic is tied up for more than 4 miles between Exits 6 and 10 because of the crash between Exits 9 and 10, DOT said.

Only one lane was open in the area at about 1:30 p.m., DOT said. The crash occurred at about 1:05 p.m., DOT said.

Traffic tie-ups were also reported in the southbound lanes of I-95 for about 1.7 miles near the crash scene, DOT said.

It was not clear how long it would take to clear the accident scene, DOT said. There were no further details on the accident or whether there were any injuries.

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