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Jackknifed Tractor-Trailer Causing Lengthy Delays On I-95 In Greenwich

Crews clean up the scene of a jackknifed tractor-trailer on I-95 southbound between Exits 4 and 3 on Monday morning in Greenwich.
Crews clean up the scene of a jackknifed tractor-trailer on I-95 southbound between Exits 4 and 3 on Monday morning in Greenwich. Photo Credit: Connecticut Department of Transportation

Update : The scene of the tractor-trailer crash was cleared after 9 a.m. Monday, but traffic backups were reported for about 12 miles into Westport on I-95 south, DOT said.

The driver of the tractor-trailer was issued a ticket for failure to maintain lane and traveling too fast for conditions, state police said.

Moderate damage was reported to the tractor-trailer, which struck the median, and no serious injuries were reported, state police said.

Original story: GREENWICH, Conn.  — Crews were working to clear the scene of a jackknifed tractor-trailer on I-95 on Monday morning in Greenwich, according to the Department of Transportation.

The accident was on the southbound side of I-95 between Exits 4 and 3. One lane was open in the area, DOT said.

Lengthy delays were reported for over 6 miles through Stamford and into Darien on I-95, DOT said.

A fuel leak has been reported, Connecticut state police said.

The crash was reported Monday, Dec. 18, at 7:35 a.m., DOT said. All lanes were briefly closed after the crash, then reopened one by one as the cleanup was done.

Detours and the crash scene caused heavy traffic on Route 1.

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