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[UPDATE] I-95 Open After Multi-Vehicle Crash Causes Closure

Both lanes now open on I-95 southbound on the Branford-Guilford line after an afternoon accident closed the highway; no word on injuries.

Update 5:15 p.m.

Connecticut State Police Troop F reports that both I-95 southbound lanes are now cleared following the multi-car crash that occurred at 4:20 p.m. at exit 57 today. The highway was closed to all traffic between exit 57 in Guilford and exit 56 in Branford.

Troop F reported that the multi-vehicle accident was cleared around 5 p.m.

Guilford Fire Department was unable to confirm any accident details or disclose if anyone was injured, however initial reports indicate that one person was extricated from a vehicle. 

Troop F said that all vehicles involved in the crash have been removed and the site of the accident has been cleaned up.

Guilford Patch will provide updates as they become available.

Original Story: Accident Closes I-95 South at Exit 57

Early reports indicate that a motor vehicle accident has closed down Interstate 95 south at the Guilford/Branford line around 4:20 p.m. 

There are no detials at this time, except that both lanes south are closed from exit 57 in Guilford to exit 56 in Branford due to a multi-car accident. There are reports of at least one injured and one extrication.

Branford Fire Department confirmed the incident but did not report to the scene; Guilford Fire Department handled the response.

Patch will provide updates as available. 

Nicole Ball November 09, 2012 at 09:45 PM
Via Facebook: Megan Claire Flaherty said "One lane now open."
Jill Lesage November 09, 2012 at 10:03 PM
Anyone local hurt?

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