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Overturned vehicle closes NB Merritt Parkway

March 18, 2019

The northbound Merritt Parkway was closed for a brief time Monday because of an overturned motor vehicle.

The accident was reported at 1:03 p.m.

By 1:18 p.m., the state Department of Transportation said one lane is open.

The highway is closed between Exits 42 in Westport and 44 in Fairfield.

The DOT is reporting heavy northbound delays with average speeds in the low 30s mph.

No word yet on whether there are serious injuries.

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