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Overturned Tractor-Trailer Blocks I-95 In Fairfield

An overturned tractor-trailer on I-95 northbound in Fairfield is causing delays Thursday morning.
An overturned tractor-trailer on I-95 northbound in Fairfield is causing delays Thursday morning. Photo Credit: Teale Stevens
An overturned tractor-trailer on I-95 northbound in Fairfield is causing delays Thursday morning.
An overturned tractor-trailer on I-95 northbound in Fairfield is causing delays Thursday morning. Photo Credit: Teale Stevens
Traffic on I-95 northbound near the service plaza in Fairfield is bumper to bumper after a tractor-trailer accident.
Traffic on I-95 northbound near the service plaza in Fairfield is bumper to bumper after a tractor-trailer accident. Photo Credit: Connecticut Department of Transportation

updated: FAIRFIELD, Conn. -- An overturned tractor-trailer is blocking the right lane of I-95 northbound and closing Exit 23 in Fairfield on Thursday morning, the Connecticut Department of Transportation said.

The accident, reported at 10 a.m. Thursday, is between Exit 23 for Route 1 and Exit 24 for Black Rock Turnpike, DOT said.

It is not clear how long it will take to clear the accident scene, DOT said. Traffic delays of more than 5 miles are reported back to Exit 18 in Westport for the Sherwood Island Connector, DOT said.

"Traffic along the Post Road in Fairfield will remain congested as a result of accident on I-95," Fairfield Police Chief Gary MacNamara ‏said via Twitter at about 11:50 p.m.

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