Route 8

Route 8

One Dead in Route 8 Crash

A 67 year old Shelton man died  in  a one car crash Saturday afternoon on Route  8  in Shelton.It happened  just before five o’clock near exit 12. State Police say  Rodney Francis apparently lost control  […]


Police investigate a shooting on Route 8 in Torrington.  State Police say a man with a knife charged at a trooper, and the trooper opened fire.  Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Shooting Closes Route 8 Northbound In Torrington

State police closed the northbound lanes of Route 8 in Torrington after a fatal shooting by a state trooper..


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Veteran DOT Worker Killed On Route 8

A state Department of Transportation supervisor who was struck by a truck in Naugatuck has died from his injuries.



Three Killed In Separate Car Crashes In Shelton

State police say three people were killed in two separate car crashes within a few hundred yards of one another on Route 8 in Shelton.


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Woman Critically Injured After Ejection On Route 8

State Police say a Derby woman suffered critical injures Sunday evening after she was ejected from an SUV on Route 8 southbound in Naugatuck.


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Tanker Accident Closes Route 8 In Thomaston

An oil tanker has overturned on Route 8 North in Thomaston, spilling fuel and forcing the shutdown of the northbound section between exits 39 and 41.


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State Police Probe Deadly Wrong-Way Crash

State Police say a Waterbury man was killed in a wrong-way crash on Route 8 in Seymour early Friday morning.


Route 8 Crash Kills Winsted Teen

A  vehicle driven by 16 year old  Jerry Dale  Cox III of Winsted , according to State Police,swerved to the left and then to the right,crossing onto the right shoulder striking a concrete abutment just  before […]