Interstate 91 south reopened in Meriden after serious crash

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MERIDEN, Conn. (WTNH) — Drivers on Interstate 91 southbound in Meriden faced heavier than normal delays after a serious crash Wednesday afternoon.

According to Connecticut State Police Troop I, the accident occurred on I-91 northbound by exit 17 just before 3:00 p.m. Traffic delays stretch back past exit 18.

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An emergency medical helicopter was dispatched to the scene, but Troopers did not comment on the number of people involved or the extent of their injuries.

At 3:35 p.m., Troopers tweeted that the LifeStar medical helicopter had left the scene, and that traffic was beginning to flow on the left shoulder of the roadway.

Just after 4:00 p.m. the Connecticut Department of Transportation tweeted that all lanes of Interstate 91 south had been reopened.

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