Programming Note: President-elect Donald J. Trump will take the oath of office as the 45th President of the United States today; listen to the inauguration ceremony live from 11:30am - 1pm on WTIC NewsTalk 1080. Read More

One Dead In Crash Involving DOT Truck

One person was killed today, in a crash involving a state Department of Transportation vehicle, and a Jeep.

The collision took place just before 11 am in Torrington, at the exit 44 off ramp on Route 8 Northbound.

State Police Lieutenant Paul Vance says it appears the DOT truck was parked, when it was hit by the Jeep Liberty driven by 22 year old Christopher Watts  of Litchfield..

“Troopers and EMS personnel responded, and came upon a car versus DOT bucket truck accident,” Vance said.

Watts  was taken to the hospital, but was pronounced dead.

The crash is still under investigation.


Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More From CBS Connecticut

The Latest UConn News
CT Business Spotlight

Listen Live