• Ansonia Nov 9

    Crash Closed Part of Route 8 North in Ansonia

    Part of Route 8  North was closed in Ansonia after a crash Tuesday morning, according to CT Travel Smart. The road was closed between exits 19 and 21. It has reopened.

  • Connecticut State Police Nov 7

    Route 8 in Shelton Reopens After Crash

    Route 8 in Shelton has reopened following a crash in the area on Saturday night. Connecticut State Police said they were on the southbound side of the highway at exit 13. The left and center lanes were closed, but have since reopened. It is unknown if there were any injuries. The cause of the crash is under investigation.

  • deadly crash Oct 16

    State Police Investigate Deadly Crash in Bridgeport

    One person is dead and two others were injured after a multi-car crash on Route 8 in Bridgeport Friday afternoon, police said. Connecticut State Police said four cars were involved in the accident on the southbound side of the highway in the area of exit 3. A car rear-ended another car, causing it to spin in the right lane of…

  • route 8 Oct 12

    Route 8 South Congested in Seymour, Derby After Crashes

    Route 8 South is congested between Seymour and Derby after two crashes Tuesday morning, according to state police. No additional information was immediately available.

  • Torrington Oct 9

    Injuries Reported in Crash on Route 8 in Torrington

    Connecticut State Police said injuries are reported in a car crash on Route 8 in Torrington and the highway remains shut down at this time. Officials said the highway is closed between exits 46 and 45 south. The accident was reported at approximately 3:15 p.m., according to police. The extent of injuries is unknown at this time. It is unclear…

  • route 8 Oct 5

    Lane of Route 8 North Closed in Harwinton

    A vehicle has jackknifed on Route 8 North in Harwinton and on lane is closed. The crash happened on Route 8 North between exits 41 and 42 and the left and center lanes were closed, according to CT Travel Smart. As of 2:30 p.m., the left lane remain closed. Officials said two passenger vehicles and one tractor-trailer were involved and…

  • Waterbury Sep 30

    Police Arrest Driver Accused of Leaving Scene of Fatal Waterbury Crash

    Police have arrested the driver they say left the scene of a violent crash that killed a 58-year-old woman Monday night. According to police, 35-year-old Kevin Brevetti, of Waterbury was driving a Ford Explorer as it came off Route 8 at Exit 35 and sped through a red light at East Aurora Street, colliding with a pickup around 8:40 p.m….

  • Waterbury Sep 29

    Police Search for Driver Who Fled After Crash That Killed Woman in Waterbury

    A 58-year-old Waterbury woman has died after a violent crash in Waterbury on Monday night and police are looking for the driver who fled the scene. A person driving a Ford Explorer came off Route 8 at Exit 35 and sped through a red light at East Aurora Street, colliding with a pickup around 8:40 p.m., according to Waterbury police….

  • car rollover Sep 18

    Crews Respond to Car Rollover on Route 8 in Seymour

    A person had to be extricated from their car after it rolled over on Route 8 in Seymour Saturday afternoon. Seymour fire crews said they responded to the area of exit 22 on the southbound side of the highway at approximately 1:45 p.m. When officials arrived at the scene, they found a car off the road on its roof between…

  • Beacon Falls Aug 30

    1 Seriously Injured After Crash on Route 8 in Beacon Falls

    One person was seriously injured in a crash on Route 8 in Beacon Falls on Monday morning. State police said they received a report of a one-vehicle crash on Route 8 southbound near exit 24 shortly before 7 a.m. When troopers arrived to the scene, they said they found a vehicle that had traveled off of the road. EMS were…

  • Bridgeport Jun 15

    Shooting Investigation Closes Part of Route 8 North in Bridgeport

    A police investigation has closed part of Route 8 North in Bridgeport on Tuesday and drivers are asked to avoid the area.

  • Bridgeport Jun 15

    One Dead After Shooting on Route 8 North in Bridgeport

    Police responded to Route 8 North in Bridgeport early Tuesday morning to investigate reports of a shooting and found a shooting victim who later died at the hospital. State police said they are investigating the death as a homicide. State police said two people had transported to the hospital. One person had serious, life-threatening injuries and the other person’s injuries…

  • Naugatuck May 17

    Crash Closes Route 8 South in Naugatuck

    Route 8 South is closed in Naugatuck after a crash. State police Tweeted that the road is closed at exit 26. CT Travel Smart says a dump truck crashed.

  • route 8 May 14

    One Driver Has Died After Crash on Route 8 in Winchester

    One person has died after a crash on Route 8 in Winchester on Friday morning.

  • Winchester May 15

    One Driver Has Died After Crash on Route 8 in Winchester

    One person has died after a crash on Route 8 in Winchester on Friday morning. Police said a semi-tractor trailer was going south and a minivan was going north when the vehicles collided head-on near the Winchester Treatment plant at 6:45 a.m. The driver of the minivan was thrown from the vehicle and was pronounced dead at the scene. Police…

  • seymour May 8

    Crews Put Out Large Car Fire on Route 8 Ramp in Seymour

    Fire crews put out a large car fire on a Route 8 south exit ramp early Saturday morning. Crews were dispatched to the exit 20 off ramp at approximately 12:30 a.m. for the reported car fire. When firefighters got to the scene, they found a vehicle had crashed into a fence and was fully involved in fire. All individuals were…

  • Derby Feb 21

    Bridgeport Man Killed in Crash on Route 8 in Derby

    A man from Bridgeport has died after a crash on Route 8 in Derby on Saturday night. State police said 36-year-old Jonathan Perez, of Bridgeport, was driving on Route 8 northbound around 10:45 p.m. when he exited the highway at the exit 18 off ramp. According to investigators, Perez left the highway at a high rate of speed and hit…

  • seymour Feb 7

    Man Seriously Injured in Crash on Route 8 in Seymour

    A man is seriously injured after a crash on Route 8 in Seymour on Saturday afternoon. State police said a 52-year-old man from Shelton was driving southbound on Route 8 in Seymour around 3:15 p.m. when he lost control of his vehicle and veered right off the roadway. When the man veered off the roadway, authorities said he hit a…

  • seymour Jan 26

    Overturned Vehicle Closes Route 8 South in Seymour

    An overturned vehicle has closed part of Route 8 south in Seymour on Tuesday morning. State Dept. of Transportation officials said the southbound side of the highway is closed between exits 24 and 22 due to the overturned vehicle. It’s unclear if anyone was injured in the incident. Authorities have not given an estimate for how long the highway will…

  • Torrington Nov 23, 2020

    Route 8 South in Torrington Reopens After Multi-Vehicle Crash

    Route 8 south in Torrington has reopened after a multi-vehicle crash on Monday morning. State Dept. of Transportation officials said multiple vehicles were involved in the crash and Route 8 southbound was closed between exits 45 and 44. The highway has since fully reopened. There’s no word if anyone was injured. The cause of the crash is under investigation.

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