According to the Connecticut Department of Transportation, the right lane is closed between exits 18 and 20 because of a pedestrian versus vehicle accident. They say there is also congestion for about 2.9 miles in the area of the accident.
The accident happened around 4:00 p.m.
Troopers say the accident involved two vehicles. They say there was a person outside of a vehicle when it was hit by another vehicle. Officials say at least one person suffered minor injuries.
It is unclear how long the lanes will be closed for.
News 8 will update this story as details become available.