Box truck crash closes I-691 eastbound in Meriden during morning commute


MERIDEN, Conn. (WTNH)– I-691 eastbound has reopened in Meriden Friday after an accident partially closed the highway during the morning commute.

The Department of Transportation reports that the right and center lanes of I-691 eastbound were closed between exits 10 and 11 due to an accident involving a box truck. The accident was reported just before 6 a.m.

The highway has since reopened and the accident has been cleared.

There is no word on if there were any injuries in the crash. The cause of the accident is also unknown.

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