Derby man ejected from vehicle after crash in Coventry

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NEWPORT — A 34-year-old man from Derby was injured after being ejected from his vehicle during a crash in Coventry early Friday morning.

At around 12:30 a.m. police responded to the single-vehicle crash on Messier Farm Road. When they arrived they found a man on the ground approximately 20 feet from the vehicle with a head injury.

The driver was identified as Wayne Broe, 34, of Derby.

Broe was rushed to North Country Hospital for his injuries.

Police say observations made at the scene show the vehicle was traveling northwest when it went off the northeast side of the road and was then brought back onto the road quickly, causing the vehicle to flip multiple times.

The crash is still under investigation, police say.