Drag-racing crash injures four

CHESTERFIELD, VA (WWBT) - New overnight, Chesterfield police are investigating a drag-racing incident that seriously injured four people.

It happened on Hull Street Road near Skinquarter Road just before midnight.

Police say two cars traveling at high rates of speed side swiped each other and ran off the road, eventually ending up in some nearby woods.

Four people in one car were taken to the hospital in serious condition.

Three people in the other car are said to be okay.

Police say all seven people knew each other.

One driver is charged with driving under the influence, while the other driver is charged with driving without a licence and drag racing.

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