Several Crashes Cause Traffic Nightmare on I-91 in Windsor

Friday, Sep 6, 2013  |  Updated 9:16 PM EDT
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Crashes Cause Traffic Nightmare on I-91

Two lanes of Interstate 91 South remain closed at exit 40 in Windsor because of a crash and injuries are reported. They are not major, according to state police.

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An accident on Interstate 91 southbound near exit 37 in Windsor hsa been cleared following a motorcycle crash, according to the state Dept. of Transportation.

The details of the accident and any injuries sustained are unknown at this time.

I-91 was a mess in Windsor all afternoon following several accidents on the north- and southbound sides.

The highway recently has reopened at exit 40 going southbound and exit 44 going northbound. Three separate accidents led to heavy traffic and lane closures.

Earlier today, two multi-vehicle crashes on the northbound side closed the left lane between exit 44 and exit 42, according to state police. There has been no word on injuries sustained in either crash.

A major crash shut down the southbound side at exit 40 earlier this afternoon, according to police.

Four cars were involved and two flipped over on the southbound side. Police said mutliple people were injured, but that the injuries were not serious.

LifeStar was called and later cancelled, officials said.

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