Milford I-95 south rest area reopens after deadly crash

Deadly crash closes rest area on I-95 in Milford
Published: Nov. 30, 2022 at 11:45 AM EST|Updated: Nov. 30, 2022 at 12:12 PM EST
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MILFORD, CT (WFSB) - A rest area along Interstate 95 south in Milford is back open Wednesday after a deadly crash.

State police said the crash involved a tractor trailer and a car.

A man drove his Nissan Altima into the rear end of a tractor trailer, police said. The tractor trailer was stopped in the fire lane.

Police said the Nissan driver died in the crash. He was identified as Brian Lambert, 63, of West Haven.

The driver of the tractor trailer was not injured, state police said.

The highway reopened around 2:30 p.m. Wednesday afternoon.

For real-time traffic updates, check the Channel 3 traffic map here.