UPDATE: 5:35 p.m. The accident has been cleared.

BRIDGEPORT — A multi-vehicle crash on I-95 in Bridgeport has closed three lanes on the southbound side of the highway.

The collision is closing the road in near exit 27, and it involved two vehicles. The accident was reported at 4:46 p.m.

Police and firefighters rushed to the scene, and a motorist was extracted from a wrecked vehicle.

Traffic was backed up to exit 32 as a result of the crash.