Three people injured in Chesterfield car crash

Posted at 7:00 AM, Dec 07, 2013
and last updated 2013-12-07 07:00:56-05

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. (WTVR) – Police are  investigating a car crash that left three people injured late Friday night.

The crash happened near the 7700 block of Midlothian Turnpike around 10:40 p.m.

According to police, a Chevy pickup truck turned out of a parking lot and headed southbound onto Ruthers Road, crossing Midlothian Turnpike.  Police said the truck disregarded a traffic signal when it crossed over, hitting a Ford pickup truck that was heading east on Midlothian Turnpike.

Those injured in the crash were taken to a nearby hospital.  The person driving the Chevy suffered life-threatening injuries.