I-84 east in East Hartford back open after 2 accidents shut down 3 lanes

Courtesy: Connecticut DOT

EAST HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — Interstate-84 eastbound in East Hartford has reopened after two accidents shut down three lanes on Wednesday afternoon.

According to police, two separate car accidents with two cars each happened around 2 p.m. near exits 58 and 59 on the eastbound side of I-84 in East Hartford.

The Connecticut Department of Transportation said there was delays.

The Connecticut Travel website said there was a 1.2 mile congestion in that area due to the accidents.

The delays cleared around 2:45 p.m.

According to officials, there were only minor injuries reported.



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