MONROE, CT — Firefighters in Monroe and neighboring Shelton received several calls from residents just after midnight, when a glowing orange sky from a barn fire on lower Barn Hill Road could be seen from Route 110. Read More
Serious crashes, including two with fatalities, occurred at the Wheeler Road and Route 110 intersection over the years, when an optical illusion had caused some drivers heading north on Wheeler to believe the roadway continued without interruption. Read More
Police responded to a two-vehicle-crash with minor injuries at the intersection of Route 110 and Wheeler Road Tuesday afternoon.
Robert Twomey, 22, of Shelton, was heading north on Wheeler Road in his Honda Civic when he stopped at a stop sign at the intersection of Route 110 and mistakenly thought it was a four-way-stop, according to police. Read More
Wheeler Road at Route 110 is notorious for being one of Monroe’s most dangerous intersections, and despite town officials adding pavement markings, stop ahead signs, removing trees and installing a larger flashing stop sign on the north side of Wheeler, crash statistics continue to pile up. Read More