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I-95 south in West Haven reopens following tractor trailer crash

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) - A tractor trailer truck crash had closed lanes on Interstate 95 southbound in West Haven on Wednesday afternoon.

The Department of Transportation reported that I-95 south was closed between exits 43 and 42 due to an accident involving a tractor trailer truck, a DOT truck and two other vehicles. The highway has since reopened.

The incident was reported at around 1:20 p.m.

DOT officials said they had a "rolling" work zone for pothole patching when a tractor trailer accidently entered the work zone pattern and struck a DOT truck. The DOT driver was not hurt.

The highway was congested for over three miles and there were heavy delays into New Haven

Police said there are two minor injuries.


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