Car collision takes Glen Allen teen's life

Car collision takes Glen Allen teen's life

HANOVER, VA (WWBT) - A Glen Allen teen has passed away after sustaining injuries in a car collision in Hanover County.

The Hanover Sheriff's Office responded to a fatal accident involving two vehicles in the area of West Patrick Henry Road (Rt. 54) and Scotchtown Road around 10:18 Tuesday morning..

The driver of the blue Jetta, identified as Brenda Garnica Arellano, a 19-year-old female of Glen Allen, VA, was transported by Medflight to MCV Hospital with life-threatening injuries. She succumbed to her injuries at the hospital the next day.

The preliminary investigation revealed that the gray 2008 Jeep Cherokee was traveling west on West Patrick Henry Road and the blue 2002 Volkswagen Jetta, was heading north on Scotchtown Road. The vehicles entered the intersection at the same time, resulting in a collision.

The driver and the passenger of the gray Jeep Cherokee were transported to Memorial Regional Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries.

Investigators are still collecting information in order to determine the circumstances that led to this tragic accident.

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