Firefighters stand Monday morning beside an SUV that rolled over after attempting to pass a vehicle on Route 133 in Jay. The driver, Zane Armandi, 32, of Jay was injured. Jay Police Department photo

JAY — A local man was injured Monday morning when the vehicle he was driving attempted to pass one on Route 133, hit a ditch, went airborne, rolled over and took out a mailbox, Police Chief Richard Caton IV said.

Zane Armandi, 32, of Jay was driving a Chevrolet Trailblazer north toward Wilton when the accident occurred about 9 a.m. Officer Constantino Zenteno responded to the scene, which was not far from Bean’s Corner, the intersection of Route 156 .

Armandi is believed to have received a head injury, Caton said, and was taken by a NorthStar EMS ambulance to a hospital. It was not immediately known which one.

The Jay Fire Rescue Department assisted at the scene.

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