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Torrential flash floods strike in Westport

Torrential flash floods strike in Westport

September 26, 2018

Will Matar '21 Heavy downpours throughout Connecticut broke out minutes after a flash flood warning was issued in Westport, Hamden, Shelton, Darien, Stamford and Bridgeport until 6:15 PM by the National Weather Service. The floods caused many closed streets, submerged cars, prolonged traffic and cau...

Fiery crash on I-95 results in fatality, heavy traffic

Fiery crash on I-95 results in fatality, heavy traffic

Jesse Levinson '17, Web Opinions Editor

September 29, 2016

Jesse Levinson '17, Web Opinions Editor At approximately 6 p.m. on Sept. 28, a sewage-carrying tractor overturned and collided with a car near Exit 17 on I-95 Southbound, causing the truck to go up in flames and the Connecticut state police to shut down the stretch of highway between Exits 18 and...

Fatal bus accident on I-95 Turns Fairfield County Into Traffic Disaster

Fatal bus accident on I-95 Turns Fairfield County Into Traffic Disaster

Justin Schwebel, Staff Writer

October 9, 2015

A coach bus carrying 49 people rear-ended a tractor trailer on Wednesday afternoon on I-95 in Norwalk, killing the driver and sending 18 passengers to the hospital. According to a press release, prepared by Incident Commander and Deputy Chief Chris King,  the crash occurred at 3:19 p.m. between exi...

Rain and missing traffic agent exacerbate student commute

Rain and missing traffic agent exacerbate student commute

Casey Lu, Staff Writer

October 2, 2015

Morning traffic is a normal part of the Staples student routine, but wednesday's situation was impossible to foretell as rain and the lack of a traffic agent caused further delays.   Heavy rain forced students, who usually walk, to drive or be driven to school. For students, wednesday morning's undirected traffic proved da...

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