Car rolls over on Merritt Parkway

Northbound traffic on the Merritt Parkway was snarled for about an hour Thursday morning after a one-car accident near exit 53 in Stratford, state police said.

State police and emergency medical personnel responded to the crash at about 9:20 a.m., and state police later closed the right lane while they worked to treat the driver.

Emergency dispatches indicated there is no leaking fuel from the vehicle, which ended up on its side against the guardrail. The driver of the car was a 24-year-old man, emergency dispatches indicated.

It wasn’t immediately clear how seriously the driver was injured and no other details were immediately available. Stay with BlogJam and follow @connpost and @ctpoststratford on Twitter for updates.

Frank Juliano