I-95 in East Lyme reopens after multi-vehicle crash

I-95 closed in East Lyme after crash. (CT DOT)

A crash involving six vehicles including a tractor-trailer closed the southbound side of Interstate 95 in East Lyme on Monday night.

The highway has since reopened.

I-95 was closed between exits 74 and 73 after a multi-vehicle crash was reported around 9 p.m. Police said one vehicle rolled over, which caused one person to become trapped inside it.

Police said at least one person was taken to an area hospital for evaluation.

The Department of Transportation estimated the closure to last about two hours. Drivers were detoured off the highway and back on around exit 71.

There is no word on injuries.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.

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