On 2/27/18 at 11:15 AM Naugatuck PD investigated a fatal two car motor
vehicle collision on Gunntown Rd in the area Towantic Hill Rd. The
collision involved two vehicles that collided head just north of
Towantic Hill Rd / Chestnut Tree Hill Rd. near the Oxford / Naugatuck
The vehicles involved in the collision were each occupied by the drivers only and were identified as follows:
• A 1997 Honda Civic operated by Daniel Paul Lucas (DOB 12/14/1974) of Oxford, who was pronounced deceased on scene and
• A 2006 Jeep Liberty operated by Alexander Oneschuk (DOB 10/31/1946)
of Naugatuck. Mr. Oneshuk sustained non-life threatening injuries and
was treated and released from a local hospital.
was closed for several hours while the accident was investigated and
processed, the road was reopened shortly after 5:00 PM. The Naugatuck
Valley Regional Accident Reconstruction Unit is investigating the
collision and circumstances leading up to the collision. It is expected
that the investigation will take several weeks to be completed.