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Police release name of 19-year-old killed in I-95 wrong-way crash

Posted at 5:25 PM, Jul 28, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-28 18:33:19-04

HANOVER COUNTY, Va. -- A 19-year-old man was killed and six people were hurt when two vehicles collided along Interstate 95 in Ashland Thursday morning.

"A 1998 GMC was traveling south on I-95 when it ran off the road to the left, went into the center median, struck the guardrail, continuing into the northbound lanes of I-95 where it was struck on the passenger side by a 2000 Toyota Tundra," Virginia State Police spokesman Sgt. Steve Vick said.

Police investigate fatal I-95 crash (PHOTO: Virginia State Police)

Police investigate fatal I-95 crash (PHOTO: Virginia State Police)

Vick said 19-year-old Isaiah B. Aronoff of Silver Spring, Maryland, was ejected from the GMC and died at the scene.

"Four of the occupants in the GMC were transported to VCU Medical Center with serious injuries," Vick added. "The driver and passenger of the Toyota pickup were transported to VCU Medical Center with serious injuries."

Police investigate fatal I-95 crash (PHOTO: Virginia State Police)

Police investigate fatal I-95 crash (PHOTO: Virginia State Police)

The crash was reported at about 8:11 a.m. near Route 54, the 91 mile marker.

"The I-95 northbound left lane remains closed," a VDOT spokesperson advised at 11:50 a.m. "The northbound backup is currently five miles. The southbound backup is approximately two miles."

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

Officials said charges are  pending against the driver.

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