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Police Investigating Fatal Motor Vehicle Accident on Route 8

Rodney Francis, 67, reportedly lost control of his vehicle in heavy rain on Route 8 northbound near Exit 12 in Shelton. As a result, the vehicle went off the road and struck a tree in the median of the highway, according to a report on WTNH.

Police are asking witnesses to come forward to assist in their investigation of a fatal motor vehicle accident that occurred Saturday, July 28, on Route 8 in .

According to a report on WTNH, Rodney Francis, 67, lost control of his vehicle in heavy rain on Route 8 northbound near Exit 12. As a result, the vehicle went off the road and struck a tree in the median of the highway.

The initial investigation into the accident resulted in the closure of the left-hand lanes on both sides for several hours.

Anyone who witnessed the accident is asked to contact the state police at (203) 393-4200, ext. 3025.

For more, check out the WTNH report.

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