update: The accident scene has been cleared from I-84.
NEWTOWN, Conn. — A jackknifed tractor-trailer was slowing traffic on the westbound side of I-84 in Newtown on Tuesday afternoon, the Connecticut Department of Transportation said.
Westbound traffic is congested for 5 miles between Exits 14 and 10 because of the accident, which is between Exits 10 and 9, DOT said.
The right and center lanes are closed as of 1:30 p.m.
It was not known when the accident scene would be cleared.
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