On Tuesday afternoon, a man from Ansonia was driving an SUV that reportedly collided with a concrete barrier and rolled over on Route 9. This information was provided by state police. It was determined that the driver had already passed away at the scene. The state police were able to identify Vance Jenkins, who is 33 years old, as the person who was driving the automobile. At the scene of the accident, medical personnel determined that he had passed away.
Jenkins was driving his 1997 Toyota 4Runner south in the region just south of Exit 12 in the left lane when he crashed into a concrete barrier in the median of the roadway while “navigating a curve in the route” at approximately 3:10 in the afternoon. Jenkins was taken to the hospital with serious injuries. Tuesday, if the incident report that was filed by state police is to be believed.
The Toyota “then went across the roadway into the right lane and right shoulder, damaging a minor embankment as well as a DOT lightpole,” according to the statement. After sustaining some damage, the SUV eventually flipped over and came to rest on its roof after coming to a stop. According to the reports of the state police, the investigation into the occurrence, which is still being carried out at this time, included support from the Collision Analysis Reconstruction Squad.