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

Brush fire off I-95 slows traffic

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UPDATE, 7:10 p.m.: According to the Stratford Fire Department, Engine 1 and Tactical Rescue 5 responded to a 150′ by 150′ brush fire. There was some exposure to wooden barriers in the area, but it was held to where it started without any other significant damage. UPDATE, 6:30 p.m.: The fire has been knocked down […] [Read More]
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Wrong-way driver may have caused Meriden crash

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State police say that an elderly woman driving the wrong way on I-91 in Meriden struck two cars and a tractor-trailer, WTNH-TV reports. At least two people were reported to be injured. The crash snarled traffic for more than an hour Wednesday morning. The Wilbur Cross Parkway, also known as Route 15, was completely closed […] [Read More]
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Merritt at standstill after 2-car crash

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Traffic is crawling on the southbound Merritt Parkway because of a two-car accident near the Route 8 interchange in Trumbull. The state Department of Transportation said the right lane is closed between exits 52 and 50 while emergency crews respond. It wasn’t immediately clear whether anyone was injured. Stay with BlogJam and follow @connpost on […] [Read More]
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Crash Cleared on I-95

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Traffic was congested for about 12 miles early Wednesday morning following an accident on I-95 southbound in Norwalk. The one-car crash was cleared at 6:38 a.m. The left lane was closed between Exits 16 and 18 from 5:54 a,m., when the crash occurred. There were no immediate reports of injuries. , [Read More]
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