Rhode Island man dies after hitting Exit sign, going airborne on I-95 in Westbrook

A traffic alert has been issued.
A traffic alert has been issued.(WFSB)
Published: Jan. 7, 2023 at 7:34 AM EST|Updated: Jan. 8, 2023 at 10:19 AM EST
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WESTBROOK, Conn. (WFSB) - A Rhode Island man is dead after a rollover crash on I-95 north.

The crash was reported to the DOT at 4:51 a.m.

State police say a driver went airborne after driving off the roadway and hitting the Exit 65 sign. State police say his car landed on the Exit 65 off-ramp upside down.

Police identified the driver as 34-year-old Ross Fielding.

Fielding was transported to Yale New Haven Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

The highway was closed for a short period of time while police investigated the accident. It has since reopened.