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Accidents Delay Morning Commute For Danbury Drivers

Traffic jammed on Friday morning on Interstate 95 southbound in Westport.
Traffic jammed on Friday morning on Interstate 95 southbound in Westport. Photo Credit: Screen grab from Connecticut DOT

FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- Fairfield County commuters awoke to a rough commute Friday with accidents on Interstate 84, Interstate 95 and the Merritt Parkway affecting the morning rush hour.

The biggest delays occurred near Danbury on Interstate 84 eastbound. The roadway was closed between Exits 10 and 11 in Newtown due to an overturned tractor trailer. There was no estimate when the lanes would be re-opened.

An accident on I-95 South at Exit 18 in Westport occurred at 6:43 a.m., and the shoulder was blocked.

An accident on the Merritt Parkway northbound in Greenwich also affected the morning commute. The accident blocked the right lane and occurred at 6:38 a.m.

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