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I-95 Reopens After Crash With Jackknifed Tractor-Trailer In Darien

I-95 southbound is closed between Exits 10 and 9 because of a tractor-trailer accident. Crews are working to remove the truck from the roadway.
I-95 southbound is closed between Exits 10 and 9 because of a tractor-trailer accident. Crews are working to remove the truck from the roadway. Photo Credit: Connecticut Department of Transportation
I-95 southbound is closed between Exits 10 and 9 in Darien because of a tractor-trailer accident. Cars on the left cut through the rest area.
I-95 southbound is closed between Exits 10 and 9 in Darien because of a tractor-trailer accident. Cars on the left cut through the rest area. Photo Credit: Connecticut Department of Transportation
I-95 southbound is closed between Exits 10 and 9 because of a tractor-trailer accident.
I-95 southbound is closed between Exits 10 and 9 because of a tractor-trailer accident. Photo Credit: Connecticut Department of Transportation

Update : Crews worked fast and cleared the tractor-trailer from the crash scene. I-95 southbound reopened in Darien as of 3:10 p.m. The highway lanes in the area have been plowed and cleared as well.

No injuries were reported, State police said.

Original story: DARIEN, Conn. — The southbound side of I-95 was closed in Darien due to a jackknifed tractor-trailer near the rest area, according to the Connecticut Department of Transportation.

The crash occurred at about 2:10 p.m. Thursday as heavy snow continued to fall and blow in the area.

The highway, which is covered with snow in the area, is closed between Exit 10 for Noroton Heights and Exit 9 for Route 1, DOT said.

Traffic cameras in the area show that a wrecker is on the scene along with police and other first responders as well as a snowplow at about 2:30 p.m.

Some cars could be seen traveling through the rest area to avoid the crash area on the highway.

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