Driver seriously injured in crash involving tractor-trailer

Driver seriously injured in crash involving tractor-trailer
Virginia State Police are investigating after a driver was seriously injured in a crash involving a tractor-trailer. (Source: Virginia State Police)

ORANGE Co., Va. (WWBT) - Virginia State Police are investigating after a driver was seriously injured in a crash involving a tractor-trailer.

Troopers were called to a two-vehicle crash in Orange County along Route 20 around 3:20 a.m. on Wednesday.

A 2005 Chevrolet Suburban, driven by Omari R. Grey, 42, of Orange, was heading south on Route 20 when it crossed into the opposite lane and crashed into a 2019 Freightliner tractor-trailer head-on.

Virginia State Police are investigating after a driver was seriously injured in a crash involving a tractor-trailer.
Virginia State Police are investigating after a driver was seriously injured in a crash involving a tractor-trailer. (Source: Virginia State Police)

The impact caused the tractor-trailer to run off the road.

Grey was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. Police said Grey was wearing a seatbelt.

The 59-year-old tractor-trailer driver of Rural Retreat was not injured. Police said he was wearing a seatbelt, as well.

Police continue to investigate.

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