1 person killed in wrong-way crash in Dinwiddie
DINWIDDIE, Va. (WWBT) - One person was killed and one person was seriously injured in a crash in Dinwiddie County on Saturday.
“A 1994 Dodge Caravan was traveling south on U.S. Route 1 when it encountered a 1995 Chevrolet Silverado traveling north in the southbound lanes,” Virginia State Police said in a news release on Monday. “The Dodge was unable to avoid the wrong-way vehicle and the two vehicles collided head-on.”
The incident happened at 3:35 p.m. less than a mile from Route 650/Hamilton Arms Road.
The driver of the Dodge - Harriel T. Starke, 73, of Dolphin - died at the scene.
The driver of the Chevrolet - Tylor C. Bridges, 29, of Chester - was taken to a hospital with serious injuries.
Charges are pending.
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