Charges expected within 48 hours in GRTC accident

By Rachel DePompa - bio | email

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - Richmond prosecutors met with investigators this morning about the fatal GRTC bus accident that took the life of 55-year-old Loucendia Lambert.

Prosecutors say charges are expected to be filed in the next 48 hours.

Lambert was struck around 8 a.m. yesterday morning as she was on her way to work. It happened at the intersection of 14th and Franklin streets in downtown Richmond.

The GRTC bus driver has not been identified by police. She is on paid administrative leave.

People NBC12 talked with yesterday say this intesection is not only busy, but dangerous.

Our camera was rolling when a Capitol police officer on a bicycle patroled the intersection for more than an hour yesterday, ticketing people.

That happening hours after an investigation and re-creation of the accident that killed lambert. She worked right across the street from the accident for the State Health Department. She was employed there for 3 years.

Police won't say much more at this point, other than that they and GRTC officials are reviewing the images captures by the five cameras on the GRTC bus.

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