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Rick Shapiro

Driver Charged in Bland County, Virginia Pedestrian Deaths

Two women died and a third was seriously injured after a car hit three pedestrians in Bland County, Virginia on Feb. 19.  Virginia State Police have charged a 27 year old male driver with three felony counts of hit-and-run, one count […]

Randy Appleton

6,000 Americans Die Due to Drowsy Driving Annually

A recent study suggests that as many as 6,000 Americans die annually in drowsy driving-related wrecks.  Researchers in the journal Sleep noted that millions of American drivers fall asleep at the wheel every month, and 15% of deadly crashes involve […]

Randy Appleton

3 Dead in Head-On Truck Crash in Fluvanna County, Virginia

Fluvanna County, Virginia Sheriff Eric Hess is urging county residents and truckers to drive with more caution after a terrible Jan. 24 truck crash near Bremo Bluff. The Virginia State Police reported that the deadly tractor trailer crash happened that day […]

Rick Shapiro

Truck Rear Ends Car in Greensville County, Virginia, Killing 1

A 2014 Kenworth tractor trailer rear ended a Volkswagen on Route 58 in Greensville County on Dec. 31, Virginia, causing the car to veer off the road and slam into a tree.   The front seat passenger, Sandra Kennedy, 61, […]

Edwin Booth

Virginia State Police: Weekend Winter Weather Leads to Hundreds of Car Crashes

Last weekend’s stormy weather resulted in hundreds of car accident calls for the Virginia State Police. Falling temperatures led to frozen roads, causing more than 500 crashes on Virginia roads. The beginning of the snowy and icy season often leads […]

Randy Appleton

1 Dead in Virginia Beach Dump Truck Crash

One person died and two others were hurt in a rear end crash with a dump truck in Virginia Beach on Dec. 29.  Virginia Beach police stated that the dump truck accident happened at 10 am in the 2800 block […]

Randy Appleton

Midlothian VA Man Dies in Suspected DUI Crash

A Midlothian, Virginia man died on December 27 when a car crossed the median and slammed into his vehicle head on.  The Virginia State Police stated that a Chevrolet pickup truck was going south on Route 299 in Chesterfield County […]

Randy Appleton

22 Year Old Woman Killed in Alleged DUI Accident

A 22 year old woman died in a single car accident in Centreville, Virginia on Dec. 22, and a man was charged with DUI for allegedly causing the accident.  The alleged DUI driver was speeding in the southbound lane of […]

Rick Shapiro

Man With 2 DWI Convictions Kills Woman in Crash

A man in North Carolina who had two DWI convictions on his record was arrested this week for a head on drunk driving crash in Concord that killed a woman and severely injured her passenger.  Lydia Christine Velasques died when […]

Rick Shapiro

DWI Survivors and Victims’ Families Remember the Lost in Richmond

Richmond, Virginia residents whose lives have been shattered by drunk drivers met on the evening of November 21 to remember their loved ones who have been killed on Virginia’s roads by drunk drivers. Some of the families meet each year […]