Tractor-Trailer Crash Cleared From I-95 In Darien

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update: DARIEN, Conn. -- The tractor-trailer crash was cleared from I-95 in Darien late Thursday afternoon, but traffic remained backed up well after rush hour should have ended Thursday evening. 

Traffic backups continued along I-95 from Westport to Greenwich past 6:45 p.m. 

original story: DARIEN, Conn. -- A multi-vehicle accident involving a tractor-trailer is blocking two lanes of southbound I-95 in Darien on Thursday afternoon, according to the Connecticut Department of Transportation. 

I-95 southbound is congested for 9 miles between Exit 18 and Exit 9 because of accident, which occurred between Exits 10 and 9 near the Stamford border. 

The right and center lanes are closed. The accident was reported at 3:02 p.m. It was not known how long it would take to clear the scene.  

Traffic tie-ups were reported from Stamford and Darien back into Norwalk and Westport. 

Traffic on southbound I-95 was already seeing heavy delays because of an earlier fatal accident in Port Chester, N.Y. Read more about that crash here on the Daily Voice. 

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