One person is dead and several others are injured, including a state trooper and firefighter, after a vehicle crashed into a crash scene on 288.
Virginia State Police were called to a two-vehicle crash on 288 near Lucks Lane around 5:14 p.m. One person injured in that crash was transported from the scene with minor injuries.
While responding to that crash, another vehicle ran off the road, striking the trooper, one of the drivers and a passenger from the previous crash. One person was thrown into a nearby Chesterfield firefighter. The vehicle finally stopped when it hit a trooper vehicle.
The person thrown into the firefighter died at the scene.
The firefighter was transported to St. Francis for minor injuries. The state trooper and the other victim were transported to VCU Medical Center with serious injuries.
The accident caused several other accidents in the area on 288S.