Crash closes Merritt in Stamford

UPDATE: The DOT reports the accident is cleared and traffic is moving again.

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Screenshot of Google Maps shows traffic backed up as a result of the accident, 7:23 p.m. Sunday.

A two-vehicle accident has closed the southbound Merritt Parkway between Exits 34 and 33 in Stamford, according to the state Department of Transportation.

The crash was reported at 7:02 p.m. The DOT estimates it could take 3 hours or less to clear.

Jeff Bustraan