Route 8 South Reopens in Waterbury After Serious Crash - NBC Connecticut

Route 8 South Reopens in Waterbury After Serious Crash



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    One person was seriously injured in a crash on Route 8 in Waterbury Sunday.

    The crash happened on Route 8 southbound near exit 36 around 3 a.m. According to Connecticut State Police, the driver of a Ford Explorer lost control near exit 36, hitting the guardrail on the right shoulder and causing the vehicle to roll over.

    A Subaru Impreza then crashed into the Explorer. A passenger in the Impreza suffered serious injuries and was taken to Waterbury Hospital. The Subaru’s driver and the occupants f the explorer suffered minor injuries.

    Both cars were significantly damaged and had to be towed.

    The crash remains under investigation. Anyone who witnessed the crash should contact Connecticut State Police Troop A with information.

    Route 8 was closed in the area for investigation but has since reopened.

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