• bus fire Jan 9

    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 Dec 25, 2021

    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 Dec 25, 2021

    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…

  • Plainville Oct 30, 2021

    I-84 in Plainville Reopens After Serious Car Crash

    Serious injuries were reported after a car crash that closed part of Interstate 84 in Plainville for several hours, police said. Connecticut State Police said the eastbound side of the highway was closed at exit 34 for a two-car rollover accident. There are serious injuries, authorities said. The highway was closed for a period of time while police investigated, but…

  • traffic alert Oct 17, 2021

    I-84 East in Union Reopens After Car Rollover

    Interstate 84 east in Union has reopened after a car rollover on Saturday. Connecticut State Police said the left and center lanes of the eastbound side of the highway were closed. They have since reopened. The crash happened in the area of exit 73. The extent of injuries is unknown at this time.

  • Cheshire Jul 2, 2021

    One Injured in Pedestrian Crash on I-84 in Cheshire

    One person was transported to the hospital with injuries after a pedestrian crash on Interstate 84 in Cheshire Friday evening, officials said. Connecticut state police said Troop A responded to the area of exit 26 on the westbound side of the highway. Crews said injuries were reported in the crash. The pedestrian that was struck was transported to a nearby…

  • Waterbury Jun 29, 2021

    I-84 in Waterbury Reopens After Crash With Injuries

    Interstate 84 in Waterbury has reopened after a crash with reported injuries closed down part of the highway on Monday night. The westbound side of the highway was closed at exit 25A for a motor vehicle accident, according to police. It has since reopened. Investigators said there were injuries reported. Authorities have not released details on the severity of the…

  • traffic May 10, 2021

    Hartford City Leaders Want to Use Federal Funds to Change the Route of I-84

    Local leaders are hoping to use federal funds to reinvest in Hartford and change the route of I-84 to reconnect parts of the capital city.

  • West Hartford Apr 4, 2021

    Accident Causes Lane Closures on I-84 in West Hartford

    A motor vehicle accident caused lane closures on Interstate 84 in West Hartford for several hours Saturday night, according to the CT Department of Transportation. The DOT said the right and center lanes of traffic were closed. The two-car accident was reported at approximately 9 p.m. on the eastbound side of the highway between exits 39A and 40. It is…

  • traffic alert Mar 30, 2021

    Interstate 84 in Hartford Reopens After Multi-Car Crash

    Interstate 84 in Hartford has reopened following a multi-car crash on Monday evening. The CT Department of Transportation said the westbound side of the highway was closed between exits 48 and 47. The right and center lanes on the eastbound side of the highway between exits 46 and 48 were also closed, DOT officials said. The entire highway has since…

  • traffic alert Mar 29, 2021

    Highway Reopened After Accident Closes Part of I-84 in Hartford

    A two-car accident closed three lanes of traffic on Interstate 84 in Hartford, according to the CT Department of Transportation. The crash happened on the westbound side of the highway but has since reopened. It is unknown if there are any injuries. No additional information was immediately available.

  • Middlebury Feb 10, 2021

    Overturned Vehicle Closes I-84 West in Middlebury

    An overturned vehicle has closed part of Interstate 84 in Middlebury on Wednesday morning. State Dept. of Transportation officials said I-84 west is closed between exits 17 and 16 after a vehicle overturned. There is also more than a mile of congestion between exits 20 and 16, officials added. It’s unclear if anyone is injured. Authorities have not released an…

  • traffic Feb 6, 2021

    State Police Cruiser Involved in Crash on I-84 in Manchester

    A Connecticut State Police cruiser was involved in a crash on Interstate 84 Friday night and police say injuries have been reported. Connecticut State Police confirmed a crash on I-84 between exits 63 and 60 in Manchester. Injuries were reported and some of the people involved were taken to the hospital. Details on those injured and the extent of those…

  • West Hartford Jan 18, 2021

    Highway Reopened After Overturned Car Causes Lane Closures on I-84 in West Hartford

    An overturned car caused lane closures on Interstate 84 in West Hartford, according to the CT Department of Transportation. The accident happened on I-84 westbound between exits 40 and 39A. The left and center lanes of traffic were closed Sunday night. The accident was reported at 9:42 p.m. It is unknown if there are any injuries at this time. No…

  • Southbury Dec 25, 2020

    Police Identify Man Hit and Killed on I-84 in Southbury

    An 85-year-old man who walked out onto I-84 in Southbury on Christmas Eve was hit and killed by a car, according to state police. The man, identified as Ronald Shaw, of Holmes, New York, drove off the highway and onto the grassy median near Exit 16 around 5 p.m. Thursday, police said. For an unknown reason, police said Shaw got…

  • I-84 Dec 13, 2020

    I-84 Eastbound Reopens in Hartford Following Crash

    Connecticut State Police troopers have reopened I-84 eastbound in Hartford following a motor vehicle accident, according to the state Department of Transportation. The crash was first reported around 9:30 p.m. and it remained closed until around 11:30 p.m. The highway was closed between exits 49 and 50 in Hartford by the tunnel. Traffic appeared to be diverted off the highway…

  • traffic alert Nov 26, 2020

    I-84 East in Hartford Reopened After Two-Car Crash

    Interstate 84 eastbound in Hartford has reopened following a two-car crash that closed the left and right lane of traffic Thursday afternoon. The accident happened in the area of exit 48 and 49, according to the CT Department of Transportation. It is unknown if there are any injuries at this time. No additional information was immediately available.

  • Highway Safety Nov 21, 2020

    Wrong-Way Driver Pilot Program Yielding Results

    Vehicle crashes involving wrong way drivers are some of the deadliest on our roads. NBC Connecticut Investigates has reported a series of stories about techniques to detect and prevent these kinds of crashes. One of the tools the state has been testing out is a wrong-way driver deterrence system. The pilot project is located on the I-84 off ramp at…

  • Connecticut State Police Nov 20, 2020

    Dash Cam Video Shows Police Pursuit on I-84 in West Hartford

    A man has been arrested after police say he failed to comply during a DUI stop, sped off, and injured a trooper on I-84 in West Hartford Thursday night. Police have released dash cam video of the incident.

  • George Floyd Jun 1, 2020

    Protesters Block I-84 in Hartford

    Protesters blocked I-84 in downtown Hartford as part of a day of demonstrations in the wake of the death of George Floyd while being pinned down by a Minneapolis police officer last week.

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