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Car Rolls Over, Goes Down Embankment On I-84 In Danbury

A car rolled down an embankment off Exit 7 of I-84 eastbound in Danbury on Wednesday morning.
A car rolled down an embankment off Exit 7 of I-84 eastbound in Danbury on Wednesday morning. Photo Credit: Connecticut State Police
First responders head for a car that rolled down an embankment off Exit 7 of I-84 eastbound in Danbury on Wednesday morning.
First responders head for a car that rolled down an embankment off Exit 7 of I-84 eastbound in Danbury on Wednesday morning. Photo Credit: Connecticut State Police
Traffic is jammed on I-84 after a car rolled down an embankment off Exit 7 eastbound in Danbury on Wednesday morning.
Traffic is jammed on I-84 after a car rolled down an embankment off Exit 7 eastbound in Danbury on Wednesday morning. Photo Credit: Connecticut State Police
A crew on a wrecker works to remove a car that rolled down an embankment off Exit 7 eastbound in Danbury on Wednesday morning.
A crew on a wrecker works to remove a car that rolled down an embankment off Exit 7 eastbound in Danbury on Wednesday morning. Photo Credit: Department of Transportation
UPDATED: DANBURY, Conn. — A car crash caused big traffic delays between Exits 7 and 8 on eastbound I-84 in Danbury on Wednesday morning, according to the state Department of Transportation.

The accident involved a car rolling over the center median and going down an embankment, according to Connecticut State Police. The crash scene was deep in brush off the highway, near the river.

The crash was reported at about 8:20 a.m. Wednesday, and the lane was closed with traffic tie-ups in the area for several hours, DOT said.

Only minor injuries were reported in the one-car crash, state police said. DOT and the Danbury Fire Department were on the scene.

All lanes had reopened by late Wednesday morning, and the crash scene was cleared by a wrecker.

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