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Three-Car Crash Blocks Lanes Of I-95 Near Fairfield Rest Area

A crash is blocking two lanes of I-95 north at Exit 22 near the Fairfield Service Plaza on Saturday afternoon.
A crash is blocking two lanes of I-95 north at Exit 22 near the Fairfield Service Plaza on Saturday afternoon. Photo Credit: Connecticut Department of Transportation
update : FAIRFIELD, Conn. — The crash has been cleared and traffic was clearing on I-95, DOT says.

FAIRFIELD, Conn. — Only one lane of northbound I-95 was open after a multi-car crash near the Fairfield rest area on Saturday afternoon, according to the Connecticut Department of Transportation.

The accident is near Exit 22, with three vehicles involved, DOT said. The traffic backups go back 3 miles to Exit 18 and beyond near the Westport-Norwalk border, DOT said.

The crash was reported at 12:45 p.m., and it may take a couple of hours or more to clear, DOT said.

Police, firefighters and ambulances responded to the scene.

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