UPDATE: One dead in four-car crash in Short Pump

By Andy Jenks - bio | email
Posted by Phil Riggan - email

HENRICO, VA (WWBT) - Henrico Police say a female victim of a four-car crash at the Short Pump Town Center Friday afternoon has died.

Diane Wheat, 62, of New Kent County was pronounced dead at MCV this afternoon.  High speeds may have caused the accident that reportedly put at least three other people in the hospital.

The accident occurred at the intersection of Lauderdale Drive and West Broad Street in the Far West End of Henrico County. Traffic on westbound Broad Street was reduced to one lane at the time of the crash investigation and cleanup.

It is reported that one of the vehicles drove across a flowerbed and and T-boned into a car leaving the mall at the exit to Lauderdale Drive. Police gave no indication as to what caused the accident.

NBC12 has a crew at the scene and will report more on this as we gather details.

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