STAFFORD, VA (WWBT) – Three Stafford County family members were killed Friday morning in a two-vehicle crash on Interstate 95 in Stafford County.
Virginia State Police were called to the scene at 6:17 a.m. in the southbound lanes of I-95 at the 141.9 mile marker. A 2007 Dodge Caravan was traveling south on I-95 in the center lane when it struck the rear of a 2010 Chevrolet Impala traveling in the left southbound lane, according to police.
The impact caused the Impala to run off the right side of the road into the guardrail. Meanwhile, the Dodge Caravan ran off the left side of the road and overturned. The roof of the van struck a tree and came to rest upside down.
The driver and two passengers in the Caravan died at the scene. State police released their names: Melvin L. Miller, 73; Marilyn H. Miller, 70; and Tina M. Miller, 47, of Stafford. All were wearing their seat belts.
The driver of the Impala, Moesha L.N. Coleman, 29, of Hoschton, Ga., was not injured in the crash. She was wearing her safety belt.
The cause of the crash remains under investigation. Alcohol was not a factor in the crash.
All southbound lanes of I-95 were reopened by 10:15 a.m.