Driver killed, toddlers injured in serious rollover crash on Route 9 in Berlin


BERLIN, Conn. (WTNH) — Part of Route 9 North was closed in Berlin following a fatal, single-vehicle rollover crash on Wednesday afternoon.

State Police said the crash happened near the Exit 23 off-ramp just before 1:15 p.m. A 2009 Chrysler Town & Country was traveling on Route 9 south and lost control, struck the metal beam guide rail located on the median, and continued along the guide rail before impacting the concrete bridge support.

State police said the vehicle was reported to be on its roof and that the driver was unconscious.

The driver, later identified as Jaimie Schreier, 44, of Middletown, died as a result of the crash. The two passengers, Schreier’s grandchildren aged two and three, suffered minor injuries and were transported to the hospital for evaluation.

Route 9 North between Exits 22 and 23 was shut down due to the investigation.

This case remains under investigation. Any witness to the collision or anyone with dashcam footage of the crash is asked to contact TFC Wilson #1060, at Troop H, at 860-534-1098 or through email at

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