Virginia State Police Investigating Fatal Car Accident in Rockingham County, Virginia
ROCKINGHAM COUNTY, VA - A news story published on nbc29.com reports that the Virginia State Police is currently investigating a fatal three-vehicle accident in Rockingham County, Virginia.* The Virginia State Police reported that the accident occurred at the 249 Mile Marker of Interstate 81 at approximately 7:10 PM last Thursday.
According to the news report, a Buick Lucerne rear-ended a Honda CRV that was stopped in traffic. The collision caused the Honda CRV to be pushed into a Chevrolet Silverado.
The Honda CRV then caught on fire. The driver, a 23-year-old Chesterfield woman, died at the accident scene. The Virginia State Police report that the victim's name is being withheld pending notification of the woman's next of kin.
The Chevy's driver, a 59-year-old man from Tennessee, was not injured in the accident.
The driver of the Buick, a twenty-two-year-old man from Harrisonburg, sustained injuries, and he was taken to Sentara RMH Hospital for medical treatment.
The Virginia State Police stated that everyone involved in the motor vehicle accident was wearing seat belts. The crash is currently under investigation.
Accident News is a safety and education initiative from Montlick & Associates, designed to help people better understand and thereby avoid common accident causes. To learn more about our injury prevention programs, please visit iridesafe.com. We hope you are never in an accident, but if you or a family member are injured, call Montlick & Associates 24/7 for your free consultation at 1-800-LAW-NEED (1-800-529-6333) or use our live chat at Montlick.com.