Meriden crash

A multi-vehicle crash caused more than 3 miles worth of backup on I-691 east in Meriden on Sept. 22.

MERIDEN, CT (WFSB) - Transportation officials reported more than 3 miles of backup on Interstate 691 in Meriden on Wednesday morning.

The Department of Transportation said a multi-vehicle crash closed the right and center lanes on the eastbound side of the highway.

Those lanes have since reopened; however, the DOT said there was a build up of 3.1 miles of traffic between exits 4 and 10.

The crash was reported around 8:30 a.m.

There's no word on injuries or a cause.

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

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