Crashes Slow Early Morning Commute

Crashes in Hartford, Hamden and Cromwell

The morning commute was slow on the Merritt Parkway, on Route 9 and on Interstate 91 early Wednesday morning.

A five-car crash closed the southbound side of parkway in Hamden, between exits 61 and 60. The road reopened around 7 a.m., in time for heavier volumes of morning commuters.  

A rollover slowed traffic on Route 9 southbound in Cromwell on Wednesday morning, backing traffic up into Berlin.

In Hartford, a car fire snarled traffic on I-91 northbound at exits 33 and 34. Traffic was reduced to the shoulder and the commuter lane. Traffic troubles in Hartford extended past 7 a.m.

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