By Connecticut State Police.
(January 4, 2023)–Vehicle #1 was traveling on Route 9 Southbound, just South of exit 12 in Middletown in the left lane of two. While negotiating a curve in the roadway, Vehicle #1 struck the concrete barrier in the median. Vehicle #1 then traveled across the roadway through the right lane and right shoulder, striking a slight embankment and a DOT lightpole, before rolling over and coming to final rest on its roof. Upon Troopers and EMS personnel arrival, Operator #1 was unresponsive and pronounced deceased on scene. The State Police Collision Analysis Reconstruction Squad assisted with the investigation. Notification to the next of kin was made.
The accident remains under investigation. Anyone with any further information is asked to contact Trooper Ryan #1385 at Troop F -Westbrook 860-399-2100