Police charge driver after crashing into utility pole on Bells Road

Police charge driver after crashing into utility pole on Bells Road

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - A driver has been charged with reckless driving after a mid-morning crash along a busy Richmond street.

According to Richmond Police, officers were dispatched to an accident in the 2900 block of Bells Road around 9 a.m. Friday morning. Police believe the driver fell asleep behind the wheel and subsequently struck a utility pole.

The unidentified driver was taken to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The roadway has since reopened.

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