UPDATE: 9:11 AM

The accident scene has just been cleared.

But, expect delays in the area until 4 p.m. because of planned road work.

The left lane is closed between Exit 40A and 41

EARLIER STORY

A three-vehicle accident has closed on northbound lane on Merritt Parkway near the Westport/Norwalk border Thursday morning.

The accident, reported at 8:47 a.m., has closed the lane between Exits 40B and 41.