22-year-old dies following rollover crash on Route 8 in Torrington

A traffic alert has been issued.
A traffic alert has been issued.(WFSB)
Published: Nov. 2, 2022 at 7:42 AM EDT|Updated: Nov. 2, 2022 at 12:33 PM EDT
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TORRINGTON, CT (WFSB) - Route 8 southbound in Torrington was closed Wednesday morning because of a collision.

State police said one lane of the northbound side was also closed.

Police say a woman was driving in the right lane northbound when she lost control of the car striking a median. Police reports say the car rolled over several times and landed on the southbound side of the highway.

The driver succumbed to her injuries, police say.

Police identified the driver as 22-year-old Paige Cianciolo.

The crash happened in the area of exit 46.

There’s no word on injuries or a cause.

Troopers advised drivers to seek alternate routes.

For real-time traffic updates, check the Channel 3 traffic map here.