Two late-night crashes on I-84 Westbound in Waterbury cleared following road closure


WATERBURY, Conn. (WTNH) — A part of I-84 Westbound in Waterbury was closed due to multi-vehicle accidents late Wednesday night.

Connecticut State Police said the Westbound side of the highway was shut down at Exit 21 but has since reopened.

Investigators said there was debris on the highway. Pictures sent to us through Report It show the scene where a witness tells News 8 a hanging cable above the mixmaster fell and damaged several cars. No injuries were reported.

In the same area, I-84 Westbound between Exits 18 and 17 was closed and has since reopened. The closure was due to a multi-car accident. It’s unclear if these two incidents are connected.

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