Multiple crashes cause big delays on I-95 north in West Haven Tuesday morning

Heavy delays on Interstate 95 in West Haven (Photo: Connecticut DOT)

WEST HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH)– Traffic flow has returned to normal after a portion of Interstate 95 northbound was closed in West Haven Tuesday morning due to two multi-vehicle accidents.

Just after 8:00 a.m., Connecticut State Police reported that the left lane was closed on I-95 northbound between exits 43 and 44 due to two different three-car accidents. There were minor injuries in one of the crashes, but the occupants refused medical attention at the scene.

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The Department of Transportation says that the accidents were reported around 8:00 a.m. At one point, delays stretched back for miles from exit 44 in West Haven back to exit 40 in Milford. The crashes were cleared by 9:40 a.m., and traffic has since returned to normal.

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The causes of the two accidents have not yet been determined. Troopers are conducting their investigation.

2017 05 09 95 traffic map Multiple crashes cause big delays on I 95 north in West Haven Tuesday morning
This map is from 9:22am Tuesday morning. Click on this map to see current traffic conditions right now. (WTNH)

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