CLEARED: I-95 south reopens in Norwalk after truck crash


NORWALK, Conn. (WTNH)– Interstate 95 south has reopened after it was closed in Norwalk Tuesday morning due to a tractor-trailer truck crash.

According to the Department of Transportation, a truck accident with multiple vehicles was reported at 6:47 a.m., and it temporarily closed the roadway between Exits 17-16.

Norwalk fire officials say that the driver of a pickup truck rammed the back of a tractor trailer and had to be extricated from his vehicle.

The unidentified pickup truck driver was then transported to Norwalk Hospital where the extent of his injuries is unknown.

The highway is seeing residual congestion at this time. Commuters can take the Merritt Parkway or Rt. 1 to Rt. 7 and then back onto I-95.

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