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Southwestern Connecticut traffic updates from the staff at Hearst Connecticut Media Group

Report: Metro-North engineer suspended after commuter films him reading paper

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View more videos at: http://nbcnewyork.com. A Metro-North Railroad train engineer has been suspended pending an investigation after he was filmed apparently reading a newspaper while operating a rush hour train, according to a report by NBC 4 New York. MTA officials declined to name the engineer Thursday but said he has been an employee since […] [Read More]
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Car versus pole on West Broad in Stamford

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UPDATE: The intersection has been cleared. A telephone pole got the better part of an older model Chevy on West Broad Street and Mill River tying up traffic on Stamford’s West Side. Police, fire and EMS are on scene with one patient who is suffering from non-life threatening injuries according to Stamford Police Lt. Sean […] [Read More]
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Vehicle crashes on I-84 in Newtown

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Emergency personnel are responding to the scene of an accident between exits 10 and 9, the Newtown Hook & Ladder fire company tweeted. Several injuries were reported, although their seriousness is unclear. Westbound traffic will likely be adversely affected. [Read More]
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3-car crash on I-95 in Fairfield

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State police and Fairfield fire and rescue units are on the scene of a motor vehicle accident on I-95 southbound between Exits 23 and 24. One injured person is being transported to a Bridgeport hospital. Traffic is backing up behind it for about 5 miles, to Exit 30. The left lane is closed at this […] [Read More]
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