Single vehicle accident leaves one dead

CHESTERFIELD, VA (WWBT) – One man is dead following a vehicle accident along Midlothian Turnpike.

Around 10:30 Saturday evening, police say David R. Jones lost control of his vehicle, ran off the road, and struck a traffic signal pole.

The crash happened in the 16900 block of Midlothian Turnpike just east of the Robious Road intersection.

Police say Jones was taken to VCU Medical Center for treatment, but later died from his injuries.

It's not yet clear if speed or alcohol were a factor. Police continue to investigate the crash.

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