update: WESTPORT, Conn. -- The accident has been cleared and traffic is beginning to flow on the Merritt Parkway in Westport on Wednesday morning.
original story: WESTPORT, Conn. -- An accident on the shoulder of the southbound Merritt Parkway in Westport is causing traffic delays Wednesday morning, the Connecticut Department of Transportation said.
The accident is near Exit 42 for Route 57, DOT said. It was reported at about 7:55 a.m. It was cleared by about 8:15 a.m., but the backups remained.
Delays are reported for about 8 miles from Exit 47 to Exit 41, DOT said.
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