Updated at 10:30 a.m. Thursday: GREENWICH, Conn. -- All lanes were reopened on I-95 northbound near Exit 5 in Greenwich after a fallen tree was cleared, Connecticut Department of Transportation cameras showed. Traffic was flowing through the area, but lengthy backups remained into New York.
Original story: GREENWICH, Conn. -- A fallen tree was blocking the right and center lanes of northbound I-95 at Exit in Greenwich at about 8:30 a.m. Thursday, Connecticut Department of Transportation cameras showed.
Only one lane was open and traffic was quickly backing up in the morning rush hour into New York state. Police were on the scene, but it was not known how long it would take to clear the highway.
A tanker truck appears to be in or near the debris of the tree. DOT cameras showed it was not moving.
On its website, the DOT reported a "tractor-trailer accident" in the same location between Exits 4 and 5, apparently referring to the fallen tree.
It was not know whether there were any injuries in the accident.
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