Vehicle fire closes SB lane on Merritt Parkway in Norwalk

A motor-vehicle fire has closed the right southbound lane on the Merritt Parkway in Norwalk.

The fire, reported at 6 a.m., has the lane closed between Exits 41 and 40B on Wednesday morning.

No word yet on whether anyone was injured.

At 6:30 a.m., the average speed on the southbound Merritt is 19 mph.

According to the state Department of Transportation it is taking 56 minutes to travel 17 miles from Route 8 in Trumbull to Route 7 in Norwalk.

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