Man dies after crash on Route 8 in Watertown

CT State Police. WFSB File
CT State Police. WFSB File(WFSB)
Published: Jan. 23, 2023 at 2:42 PM EST
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WATERTOWN, CT (WFSB) – A man is dead after a crash on Route 8 in Watertown Monday, according to state police.

Authorities said the crash happened around 12:59 p.m. on Route 8 south near exit 38.

A driver lost control of his Jeep Wrangler before crashing into a rock ledge embankment, state police said. His vehicle then rolled onto its left side.

Police said the driver was taken to Waterbury Hospital where he later died.

State police identified him as John Wujcik, 50, of Terryville.

Any witnesses to the crash are asked to asked to call Trooper Hawley at 860-626-7900.

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