Travel snarled on roads, rails Wednesday

UPDATE: As of 11:30, a crash is now reported on the southbound side of the Merritt Parkway near Exit 50 in Trumbull, closing one lane and causing delays there.

Metro-North has increased the delays around Bridgeport to 90 minutes due to a downed wire.

WEDNESDAY, 11:29 A.M.: Two main routes — one for cars and trucks, one for trains — are experiencing problems around 11:20 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 24.

I-95 south is temporarily closed near Exit 44 in New Haven after an accident involving a tractor trailer. Firefighters had to cut at least one person free from the wreckage.

Metro-North is reporting delays on the rails of up to 45 minutes due to a downed overhead wire near Bridgeport.