Storms Knock Out Power, Cause Road Closures | NBC Connecticut

Storms Knock Out Power, Cause Road Closures

A round of early morning storms took down trees and knocked out power to thousands in Litchfield County on Wednesday. (Published Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014)

Storms have knocked down trees across the state and caused almost 4,700 power outages in some towns.

A bus driver in Sherman was injured when a branch fell on a bus on Route 37.

In Andover, Route 87 is closed between Route 6 and Sheridan because wires are down.

In Bethany, Highway 69 is closed in both directions at Cheshire Road after a crash that brought down a pole.

Metro-North service is delayed on the Danbury Branch because a train has mechanical issues in the vicinity of Wilton.

In East Hartford, traffic is slow near exit 56 on Interstate 84 West because of a multi-vehicle crash.

In Greenwich, Pemberwick Road is closed from Buena Vista Drive to Glenville Road. Trees and wires are down and Connecticut Light & Power has responded.

Harmony Hill Road in Harwinton is closed at Route 4 due to downed trees and wires.

In Morris, Route 109 was closed, but has since opened.

Route 6 in Southbury is closed west of Route 61 due to fallen trees.

In Stamford, a crash before exit 35 on the Merritt Parkway south has traffic at a stop and go.

Liberty Street is also closed at Eden Avenue in Southington due to fallen trees and wires near 165 Liberty St.

Hard Scrabble Road and Melius roads in Warren are also closed after a tree fell in the area.

Connecticut Light & Power is reporting almost 4,700 outages, including more than 1,500 in Kent and 850 in New Milford.

Route 109 in Morris was closed by Hinman Lane, but has reopened.