Another Fatal Accident on I-395 Early Tuesday Morning
Early Tuesday morning, February 27, 2018 at approximately 12:15 AM, there was a 2 car accident involving a Norwich man and a Plainfield woman. 19 year old Brooke Fitch was traveling on I-395 North, in the right lane when a 2003 Mercury Grand Marquis driven by 51 year old Johann Liebig Jr. attempted to pass Fitch who was driving a 2012 Elantra. Liebig collided with Fitch causing both vehicles to lose control and leave the road. Fitch, stopped in the woods off the right side of the road and was uninjured from the collision however, the Mercury driven by Liebig collided with a tree off the right side of the roadway, killing him.
The case is currently under investigation by Troop E in Montville. Anyone who may have witnessed the accident is urged to call them at 860-848-6500.