• Union January 15, 2023 7:07 am

    Tractor Trailer Accident, Fire Snarls Traffic on I-84 in Union

    If you were stuck in traffic on I-84 East near the Massachusetts border Saturday, you weren’t alone. Union Fire officials say crews were on scene for several hours after a car and tractor-trailer collided sometime in the morning. The tractor-trailer caught fire as a result of the accident and was put out with the help of several surrounding area...

  • traffic alert January 5, 2023 8:44 pm

    Transit Bus Flips Over on I-84 in Danbury

    A HARTransit bus traveling on Interstate 84 flipped over, causing heavy traffic congestion in the area. Fire officials said they were called to a crash on I-84 West between exits 5 and 4. Responding crews found the transit bus on its side on the right shoulder of the highway. There were no occupants on board and the bus driver suffered…

  • West Hartford December 5, 2022 5:33 pm

    1 Killed in Chain-Reaction Crash on I-84 in West Hartford

    A truck driver was killed in a crash involving seven vehicles early Monday morning on I-84 West in West Hartford.

  • vernon October 7, 2022 4:07 pm

    Cows on the Loose on I-84 in Vernon

    Multiple cows were seen on Interstate 84 in Vernon this afternoon. An NBC Connecticut viewer captured photos and videos of the uncommon sight. It appears as though a few cows were able to make it out of a person’s animal trailer and a short time after, they were walking on the side of the highway. It happened around 2 p.m….

  • Plainville September 25, 2022 10:47 pm

    At Least One Hospitalized After Car, Motorcycle Collide on I-84 in Plainville

    State Police continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding a crash that happened on I-84 Sunday night. It happened around 10 p.m. on the eastbound side near Exit 34 in Plainville. A motorcycle and a car were involved in the collision, according to State Police. LifeStar initially responded to the scene, but was later called off. At least one person was…

  • West Hartford August 28, 2022 8:35 am

    I-84 in West Hartford Reopens After Motorcycle Crash

    A stretch of I-84 is flowing smoothly once again. According to the state Department of Transformation, a motorcycle crash had shut down part of I-84 East in West Hartford Saturday evening. It happened around 6:15 near Exit 33. Authorities haven’t said whether any other vehicles were involved in the crash or if anyone was injured. The roadway was closed for…

  • West Hartford August 11, 2022 6:45 pm

    ‘It's Insane': CT Highway Worker Allegedly Assaulted by Driver

    There is outrage after Connecticut State Police say a highway worker on Interstate 84 West in West Hartford was allegedly assaulted by a driver. “It’s insane. It’s completely insane,” said David Ferraro, Connecticut DOT construction project manager. “That’s the world we work in right now.” State Police tell us the driver had started to drive in a coned off...

  • West Hartford August 10, 2022 3:40 pm

    Man Arrested for Assaulting DOT Worker on I-84 in West Hartford: Police

    Connecticut State Police said they’ve arrested a man that’s accused of assaulting a Dept. of Transportation worker in a construction zone on Interstate 84 in West Hartford. Officials said that they were called to the area of exit 41 on I-84 West late Tuesday night for the alleged assault. At the time of the incident, the right lane of traffic…

  • traffic alert July 18, 2022 10:42 pm

    I-84 in Hartford Reopens After Motor Vehicle Crash Investigations

    Part of Interstate 84 was shut down in Hartford because of motor vehicle accident investigations in the area, according to Connecticut State Police. Officials said I-84 West was closed in the area of exit 49, but has since reopened. Drivers were asked to take alternate routes. It’s unknown if there are any injuries. The crashes are under investigation. No additional…

  • traffic alert July 10, 2022 11:37 am

    I-84 West in Southbury Reopens After Fuel Tanker Fire, Vehicle Crash

    Interstate 84 in Southbury has reopened after a fuel tanker caught fire and a crash happened in the same area and closed the highway on Saturday. Firefighters were called to I-84 west near exits 15 and 14 around 11:36 a.m. after getting a report of a vehicle fire. When crews were responding, they said they learned a tractor-trailer hauling gasoline…

  • traffic alert June 1, 2022 6:14 pm

    Person Arrested After Pursuit, Car Crash on I-84 in Farmington

    Farmington Police said a person has been arrested following a pursuit that ended in a car crash on Interstate 84. The state Dept. of Transportation said there’s traffic in the area of exits 39 and 39A on I-84 East. The right and center lanes are closed at this time. The pursuit happened after a domestic incident in which a person…

  • traffic alert April 24, 2022 2:50 pm

    Road Reopens After Car Rollover on I-84 West in Hartford

    State Dept. of Transportation officials said a car rollover happened on Interstate 84 in Hartford. The crash happened Saturday night on I-84 West between exits 50 and 48. Connecticut State Police said the driver fled the scene. It appears that crews were actively searching the area. It’s unclear if they located the driver. It’s unclear if there are any injuries….

  • willington April 10, 2022 6:47 pm

    Injuries Reported in Crash on I-84 in Willington

    Connecticut State Police said injuries are being reported after a car crash on Interstate 84 in Willington. Officials said they responded to a call for a motor vehicle accident with a possible fire. At least two cars were involved, according to authorities. One person was taken to a nearby hospital. The extent of their injuries is unknown at this time….

  • Plainville April 9, 2022 4:03 pm

    Dump Truck Rams Into Security Guard's Vehicle, Other Cars Before Pursuit on I-84

    A man driving a dump truck with a plow attached to the front is accused of ramming into a security guard’s car and other vehicles before leading officers on a pursuit on Interstate 84, police said. Plainville Police said they were notified that a Tilcon security guard’s car was struck while he was inside it. The driver, identified as...

  • Southington April 8, 2022 11:02 pm

    I-84 Reopened in Southington After Crash

    The CT Department of Transportation said part of Interstate 84 has reopened in Southington after a two-car crash. The westbound side of the highway was closed between exits 27 and 28 but has since reopened. The crash was reported at approximately 10:15 p.m. It’s unclear if there are any injuries. No additional information was immediately available.

  • Connecticut State Police April 4, 2022 5:19 am

    Police Cruiser Hit by Wrong-Way Driver on I-84 in East Hartford

    A Connecticut State Police cruiser was struck by a wrong-way driver on Interstate 84 in East Hartford early Sunday morning. Officials said an on-duty trooper was driving on I-84 West when he saw a Chevrolet Malibu driving in the wrong direction. The trooper tried to stop the wrong-way car by activating his emergency lights and sirens. The cruiser was then…

  • Southbury March 19, 2022 4:43 pm

    State Police Investigate Deadly Crash Involving Tow Truck on I-84 in Southbury

    One person is dead and a few others are injured after a crash on Interstate 84 in Southbury, according to Connecticut State Police. Officials said a tow truck driver helping a car stopped on the side of the highway was hurt on Friday. State Police said they responded to I-84 West before exit 15. Two cars were pulled over to…

  • Connecticut State Police January 9, 2022 5:11 pm

    Troopers Respond to Coach Bus Fire on I-84 in Union

    Connecticut State Police are investigating after a coach bus fire on Interstate 84 in Union. The fire happened on the eastbound side of the highway in the area of exit 74 at approximately 1:30 p.m. Troop C said all of the bus passengers and the driver were able to safely make it out of the bus, which caught fire near…

  • traffic alert December 25, 2021 12:08 pm

    Troopers Respond to Tractor-Trailer Crash on I-84 in Union

    Troop C said they’re responding to a tractor-trailer accident on Interstate 84 in Union. The state Department of Transportation said the eastbound side of the highway is closed between exits 73 and 74. Police said one lane of traffic is closed. No injuries were reported. Officials remain at the scene investigating. No additional information was immediately available.

  • traffic alert December 25, 2021 12:02 pm

    Serious Injuries Reported in Crash on I-84 in Southbury

    Serious injuries are being reported after a car accident on Interstate 84 in Southbury, police said. Connecticut State Police said troopers responded to the car crash on the westbound side of the highway near exit 16. Serious injuries are being reported, authorities said. The left and right lanes of traffic are closed. Traffic is currently passing on the shoulder, according…

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