Fatal Accident In Jefferson City

One person is dead after a single car rollover crash in Jefferson City yesterday (Monday) afternoon.

Jefferson City Police say it happened around 1:16 yesterday afternoon in the 1200 block of US 54 West.

A vehicle was driving westbound and came upon on a slower moving vehicle and when attempting to swerve out of the path of the slower vehicle, it went out of control and hit a center concrete divider and rolled over several times.

The driver was ejected, and was then transported by EMS to the hospital and later died due to injuries sustained.

The driver has been identified however the name is not being released pending notification of next of kin.

The roadway was shut down for about 2 hours while the scene was being processed.