Police: 9-year-old dies in 3-car crash on I-95

The three-car accident occurred near exit 17 and led to the closing of the northbound side of I-95.

The three-car accident occurred near exit 17 and led to the closing of the northbound side of I-95. (4/22/17)

NORWALK - State police say a 9-year-old boy from Maine has died after Thursday's accident on I-95 in Westport. 

The three-car accident occurred near exit 17 and led to the closing of the northbound side of I-95.

The child was riding in a car when it came to a sudden stop and was rear-ended.

The boy was rushed to the hospital with a head injury and died yesterday.

Police are still investigating why the car stopped suddenly.

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