Multi-car accident halts traffic on 91 southbound

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NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — A multi-car accident in the area of exit 3 on I-91 southbound has halted traffic on the highway.

Emergency officials are on scene after at least one car rolled over. No word yet on any possible injuries.

Traffic is backed up to exit 9, according to the DOT, which reported at 3:40 p.m. that the two right lanes were closed. Officials estimate it will take four hours or less to completely clear the scene.

The photo below was taken about 3:15 p.m., before emergency officials allowed motorists to pass in the two left lanes (click on image to enlarge).

91crash 300x190 Multi car accident halts traffic on 91 southbound

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