Tag Archives: Route 8

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Beacon Falls man dies in Route 8 accident

WATERBURY — A 35-year-old Beacon Falls man was killed early Friday morning in a one-car accident on Route 8. State police reported Roy J. Gruner, of 30 Andrasko Road, Beacon…

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Crash closes Route 8 Sunday night

NAUGATUCK — Route 8 South between exits 26 and 27 in Naugatuck was closed for an hour Sunday night after a truck accident. A GMC Sierra pickup truck flipped on…

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Woman ejected from car on Route 8

BEACON FALLS — A 23-year-old Waterbury woman was ejected from the Honda Civic she was driving on Route 8 south Wednesday afternoon, fire officials said. Lenee M. Schiavo was driving…

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Man flips car on Route 8

BEACON FALLS — A Wolcott man avoided serious injury after driving through a fence and a wooded area before crashing on Route 8 Oct. 23. According to a police report,…

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Morning commute slowed due to car fire

NAUGATUCK — A car fire backed up the morning commute Thursday on Route 8 North. The fire briefly shut down the highway near exit 26. Fire Captain John Debisschop said…

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Stuck truck backs up traffic

NAUGATUCK — An accident on Route 8 South is causing traffic to back up and police are urging drivers to seek an alternate route. A pickup truck got stuck in…

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Man hit on Route 8 dies

BEACON FALLS — A Naugatuck man struck while walking on Route 8 Tuesday night has died from his injuries. Kevin Daly, 29, of Naugatuck was struck by a Ford E-250…

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Firefighters stay busy

BEACON FALLS — A tractor trailer accident on Route 8 and a small fire on Main Street kept emergency responders busy Thanksgiving eve. According to a state police accident report,…

Beacon Falls Planning and Zoning Commission Vice Chairman Joe Fitzpatrick points out possible improvements to the town’s roads if new on-ramps and exit ramps are put on Route 8 during the Board of Selectmen meeting Jan. 13. Fitzpatrick presented the idea, which is in its preliminary stages, to seek the board’s support. –LUKE MARSHALL
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Plan would change roads, add Route 8 ramps

BEACON FALLS — The town is eyeing potential changes to local roads as well as creating new exit and on-ramps for Route 8 in order to make the Pinesbridge Industrial…

Motorcyclist injured in crash on Route 8

BEACON FALLS — A man was thrown from his motorcycle after crashing on Route 8 south Wednesday afternoon. The accident occurred at about 3:15 p.m. Howard Brainard, 60, of 54…