3 people dead, 4 others hurt in I-95 crash in Sussex

3 people dead, 4 others hurt in I-95 crash in Sussex

SUSSEX, VA (WWBT) - Three people are dead, and four others are hurt after a crash on southbound I-95 in Sussex, according to Virginia State Police.

Police told WAVY that a 2009 Dodge Caravan was heading south on Interstate 95, just north of Route 301, when the driver ran off the road and struck a tree.

According to WAVY, the driver of the van, Olga Mondragon Briones, died on impact. Another woman, Elizabeth Sanchez, and a three-year-old boy also died on impact. A 12-year-old boy was flown to VCU Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries.

Three children, ages 3, 8, and 12, suffered non-life-threatening injuries in the single-vehicle crash, which occurred just before 6 a.m.

The crash closed down the southbound lanes for more than two hours.

Police have not yet said what led to the crash.

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