Police: Route 8 opens following fatal crash Monday

Route 8 is back open today after a deadly accident in Shelton Monday .

News 12 Staff

Sep 7, 2021, 10:07 AM

Updated 1,049 days ago

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Route 8 is back open today after a deadly accident in Shelton.
A motor vehicle collided with a motorcycle causing a fatal crash Monday between exits 13 and 14, police say.
Erzsebet Menczel was driving a Honda CR-V that was involved in a crash with a BMW motorcycle, which was operated by 29-year-old John Mateo Oliver, of Yonkers.
They were traveling on Route 8 northbound, north of Exit 13 in Shelton.
Oliver was thrown from the motorcycle and sustained fatal injuries. He was pronounced dead on the scene.
The road was closed while police were  investigating, but has since reopened.
The accident is still under investigation.
Anyone with any information is asked to call Connecticut State Police Troop "I" at 203-393-4200 or contact Peter.Atwood@ct.gov.  


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