Police ID driver in crash that seriously injured multiple people

Police ID driver in crash that seriously injured multiple people

LOUISA, VA (WWBT) - Virginia State Police have identified one of the drivers in a two-vehicle crash that left multiple people seriously injured.

David Jenkins, 47, of Hanover, was arrested on Saturday, Dec. 15 without incident and charged with felony hit and run, reckless driving and driving while license is revoked.

Troopers were called to Route 33 a quarter mile east of Route 635 in Louisa County around 5:40 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 1.

Police said Jenkins' 2012 Dodge Charger was heading westbound when he crossed the center line coming into a curve and hit a 2012 Scion head-on.

Jenkins ran away on foot.

Two male passengers in the Charger were taken to the hospital with serious injuries. Only one was wearing a seat belt.

The driver of the Scion was a 19-year-old woman and had a 16-year-old and 5-month-old passenger in the vehicle. The driver, teen and infant were taken to the hospital with serious injuries. The child was securely fastened into its car seat. The other two were not wearing seat belts.

Jenkins has been transported to Central Virginia Regional Jail where is he being held without bond.

The crash remains under investigation.

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