update : The accident scene has been cleared, DOT said.
original story; NEWTOWN, Conn. — An overturned auto on I-84 westbound in Newtown was causing traffic tie-ups on Tuesday afternoon, according to the Connecticut Department of Transportation.
The accident is between Exits 9 and 8 and is blocking the right lane, DOT said.
The 3.5-mile backup goes to Exit 10 and beyond, DOT said.
The accident was reported Tuesday, March 1, at 3:20 p.m., DOT said.
DOT said it may take two hours to clear the scene.
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