• Hartford Jan 6

    Car Fire Closes Part of I-91 South in Hartford

    A car fire has closed part of Interstate 91 south in Hartford on Wednesday morning. State Dept. of Transportation officials said the vehicle fire is on I-91 southbound between exits 34 and 33. The right and center lanes were closed, but have since reopened, officials added. At this time, the right shoulder is closed. There is about one-and-a-half miles of…

  • Windsor Dec 31, 2020

    Road Closed in Windsor After Crash

    Route 218 in Windsor is closed after car crash Wednesday evening. According to police, the route is closed between West Wolcott Road and Colombia Road. The crash happened around 8 p.m. Wednesday. Electrical lines are down across the roads. Police expect the road to remain closed until after the morning rush hour and ask travelers to seek an alternate route.

  • traffic Dec 31, 2020

    Serious Injuries Reported After Rocky Hill Crash

    At least two people were seriously injured in a crash on Main Street in Rocky Hill Wednesday night. Rocky Hill police said multiple vehicles were involved in a crash in the area of 3372 Main St. around 7:30 p.m. A utility pole was also damaged. The road is closed between Brook Street and the Cromwell town line. Drivers should avoid…

  • traffic Dec 24, 2020

    Interstate 84 West Closed in Waterbury After Crash

    Interstate 84 west is closed in Waterbury after a multi-vehicle crash, state police said Wednesday. According to the state Department of Transportation website, CT Travel Smart, the highway is closed between exits 18 and 17. Details on any injuries were not immediately available. Drivers are advised to avoid the area.

  • traffic Dec 17, 2020

    Avon Mountain Reopens After Crash, Fuel Spill

    Avon Mountain Road (Route 44) has reopened after a crash in Avon Wednesday afternoon that left the road closed for hours. Avon police said three vehicles, including a fuel truck, were involved in a crash on Avon Mountain Road at Waterville Road. All three were traveling west on Avon Mountain Road at the time, police said. One driver was taken…

  • road safety Dec 10, 2020

    Lawmakers To Tackle Pedestrian, Cyclist Safety in 2021

    It’s been a dangerous year to be a pedestrian or cyclist in Connecticut.  “You’re still gonna get to where you’re gonna go in the same amount of time if you take seconds off to just be aware and just be considerate enough to care,” Josepheny Robinson of Hartford said.  Distracted driving and speed are contributing to an increase in...

  • thompson Dec 8, 2020

    Icy Conditions Led to Traffic Issues, School Delays in Eastern CT

    Icy conditions caused a mess on roads in eastern Connecticut Tuesday morning and several schools were delayed because of it. There were school delays in Canterbury, Griswold, North Stonington, Putnam, Union and Voluntown as well as some additional schools. See the list here. Interstate 395 was closed in Griswold and officials from the state Department of Transportation said there were…

  • first alert weather Dec 8, 2020

    Icy Conditions Lead to Crashes and School Delays

    Icy conditions caused a mess on roads in eastern Connecticut Tuesday morning and several schools were delayed because of it.

  • traffic Dec 8, 2020

    Icy Roads in Eastern Connecticut Cause Crashes, School Delays

    Icy roads in eastern Connecticut have caused several crashes and highway closures and now multiple schools are delayed or are remote learning for today.

  • traffic Dec 8, 2020

    Black Ice, Multiple Crashes Close I-395 in Thompson in Both Directions

    Black ice and multiple crashes have closed both sides of Interstate 395 in Thompson on Tuesday morning.

  • traffic Dec 8, 2020

    Lane Closures on I-84 in Manchester After Crash

    Interstate 84 is closed in both directions in Manchester after a crash, according to Connecticut State Police. Police said a crash on the westbound side near exit 63 is causing closures in the left lanes of both sides of the highway. Drivers should avoid the area if possible and expect delays. More details were not immediately available.

  • traffic Nov 27, 2020

    Four Taken to the Hospital After Crash on Route 9 in Middletown

    Four people were taken to the hospital after a crash on Route 9 in Middletown Friday. Middletown Police said a Chevrolet Malibu and Kia Sorento collided at the intersection of Route 9 and Hartford Avenue. Occupants in both cars were trapped and had to be rescued by emergency crews. One person in the Kai was taken to Hartford Hospital. One…

  • Connecticut State Police Nov 27, 2020

    State Police Holiday Enforcement: 9 DUI Arrests, 179 Tickets, 1 Fatal Crash

    Connecticut State Police have arrested nine people on DUI charges during their increased Thanksgiving traffic enforcement efforts so far this holiday. Police have responded to 2,862 calls since Wednesday. Of those 153 involved crashes. One crash was fatal – killing two people. Nine people are accused of operating a vehicle under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol. Troopers have issued…

  • traffic Nov 23, 2020

    State Police Prepare for Thanksgiving Holiday Travel

    Connecticut State Police are preparing to patrol the highways for the Thanksgiving holiday weekend this year, even though the traffic may look a little different due to COVID-19. State police said typically, the days before and after Thanksgiving are some of the busiest travel days of the year. This year, though, COVID-19 changed holiday plans for lots of people and…

  • meriden Nov 23, 2020

    Newington Man Seriously Injured in Crash on Route 15 North in Meriden

    A Newington man was rushed to the hospital with serious injuries after a crash on Route 15 north in Meriden on Monday morning. State police said a truck was traveling in the center lane of three on Route 15 northbound near the exit 67 on ramp shortly before 2 a.m. when a car rear-ended it. The collision sent the car…

  • meriden Nov 23, 2020

    Crash With Serious Injuries Closes Route 15 North in Meriden

    A crash with serious injuries has closed Route 15 north and several exits and on ramps in Meriden on Monday morning.

  • 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…

  • traffic Nov 20, 2020

    1 in Custody After Crash Involving State Trooper on I-84

    One person is in custody after a crash involving a state trooper on I-84 Thursday night, according to Connecticut State Police. Police said the trooper was not seriously injured in the crash, which happened on the eastbound side of the highway between exits 43 and 44. More details were not immediately available. This is a developing story. Check back for…

  • travel Nov 12, 2020

    Thanksgiving Travel Expected To Be Down 10% Amid Pandemic

    In 2019, approximately 55 million people left town over the Thanksgiving holiday. This year that number is expected to be down more than 10%, according to AAA.

  • traffic Nov 11, 2020

    Police Seek Witnesses to Crash on I-91 in East Windsor

    Connecticut State Police are looking for witnesses to a tractor-trailer crash on Interstate 91 south in East Windsor Tuesday. Police said two commercial vehicles crashed near exit 44 around 1:25 p.m. As a result, a tractor-trailer crossed over the center median, caught fire, and ended up rolled over on the other side of the highway. The driver escaped with what…

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