Wagswoofs – Connecticut State Police reported that a fatal accident resulted in the closure of an offramp on Interstate 91 North in Middletown for several hours on Christmas Day.
The closure of Exit 20 lasted until approximately 2:30 p.m.
The accident occurred around 9 a.m. when a 2007 Toyota Corolla unexpectedly swerved into the center lane and collided with a 2019 Chrysler 300, as reported by state police. Subsequently, both vehicles rolled into the grassy median.
The person who died was a passenger in the Corolla. Her name was Verona Facey, and she was 74 years old. A passenger was taken to the hospital with what cops said were serious injuries, while the driver was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.
Fortunately, the driver in the Chrysler emerged from the accident unscathed.