The driver of a U-Haul has been charged in a deadly crash that happened around 3:15 p.m. Saturday on I-95 south at Willis Road.
62-year-old Robert M. Krill, of North Hampton, Pennsylvania, is charged with reckless driving.
Sgt. Thomas Molnar with the Virginia State Police tells NBC12 the crash occurred when a motorist was stopped on the right shoulder and was attempting to change a flat tire.
According to police, Krill ran off the right side of the roadway and struck the motorist and his vehicle.
35-year-old Steven Ridley died at the scene. Officers tell us Ridley's 14-year-old son was assisting his father at the time of the crash, but wasn't injured. Ridley's 9-year-old daughter was sitting in the front passenger seat and suffered minor injuries. She was taken to VCU Medical Center.
Krill was also taken to VCU Medical Center with serious, but non-life threatening injuries. Krill was wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash, according to State Police.
The Virginia State Police Accident Reconstruction team is assisting officers with the ongoing investigation. State Police continue to investigate and are consulting with the Chesterfield County Commonwealth's Attorney Office. Chesterfield County Police assisted with traffic control for much of the afternoon and early evening.
We will continue to keep you posted on any further developments.
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