I-84 accident closes lane in Danbury

August 2, 2017 GMT

An accident has closed the left westbound lane of I-84 in Danbury.

State Police say the accident involves two vehicles.

First responders are on the scene.

The left lane is closed between Exits 3 and 2.

Traffic is slowed down into the teens to Exit 4.

With many drivers seeking a detour, Lake Avenue Extension and Mill Plain Road has heavy traffic.

No word yet on whether anyone was hurt.

An earlier westbound accident near Exit 11 in Newtown has the shoulder blocked. Traffic speeds are in the teens to Exit 11 in Southbury.

On the Merritt Parkway and I-95, there are no accidents; just the usual southbound congestion in the AM commute.