Update : I-95 reopened after a serious two-vehicle crash in the Norwalk-Westport area, DOT said. A 9-year-old boy from Maine died after suffering serious injuries in the crash. Click here to read the story at Daily Voice.
NORWALK, Conn. — Northbound I-95 was closed late Thursday because of a two-vehicle crash in Norwalk, according to the state Department of Transportation.
The highway was closed between Exits 16 and 17 because of the accident. I-95 was congested for nearly 3 miles between Exits 14 and 17. Traffic was also heavy on side streets with cars and trucks diverted from I-95 onto Route 1 and other roads, DOT said.
Norwalk police urged drivers to seek alternate routes.
The crash was first reported Thursday, April 20, at about 9:30 p.m., DOT said. I-95 was still closed an hour later.
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