Medical call delays traffic on I-84 in Southington

Medical call delays traffic on I-84 in Southington

Record-Journal


SOUTHINGTON — A lane was closed and traffic was backed up on Interstate 84 westbound Thursday due to a medical call.

The state Department of Transportation initially labeled the incident on its website as “police activity.”

Sgt. Eric Haglund, a state police spokesman, said the response was due to a medical call.

“Nothing criminal,” he said in an email.

There was no further information on the medical call.

About 5:08 p.m., DOT reported the right lane was closed between Exits 30 and 29 for police activity. Traffic was delayed beyond Exit 31. The incident was cleared by 6:30 p.m.

— Record-Journal staff


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