Deadly crash shuts down road in Henrico
HENRICO, Va. (WWBT) - A deadly single-vehicle crash shut down East Richmond Road in Henrico County on Tuesday morning.
Officers said a 2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee was heading north on East Richmond Road from Nine Mile Road to Dabbs House Road around 9:15 a.m.
“The Jeep entered a sharp left-hand curve approximately 500 feet south of Dabbs House Road, failing to maintain control when it exited the roadway to the right,” police said in a release.
The Jeep then hit a tree.
The driver, Alicia Leigh Brooks-Howard, 38, died at the scene.
A combination of wet roadway and speed are considered factors in this crash, the driver was not wearing a seatbelt at the time,” the release said.
Anyone with information about the crash can call Henrico police at 804- 501-5000.
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