Update: Crews worked fast and cleared the tractor-trailer from the crash scene. I-95 southbound reopened in Darien as of 3:10 p.m. The highway lanes in the area have been plowed and cleared as well.
No injuries were reported, State police said.
Original story: DARIEN, Conn. — The southbound side of I-95 was closed in Darien due to a jackknifed tractor-trailer near the rest area, according to the Connecticut Department of Transportation.
The crash occurred at about 2:10 p.m. Thursday as heavy snow continued to fall and blow in the area.
The highway, which is covered with snow in the area, is closed between Exit 10 for Noroton Heights and Exit 9 for Route 1, DOT said.
Traffic cameras in the area show that a wrecker is on the scene along with police and other first responders as well as a snowplow at about 2:30 p.m.
Some cars could be seen traveling through the rest area to avoid the crash area on the highway.
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