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Med-flight lands on Route 60 after pick-up truck crash

Posted at 6:30 AM, Jan 25, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-25 13:01:17-05

POWHATAN COUNTY, Va. -- One person was flown to the hospital following a single-vehicle crash on Anderson Highway (Route 60) near the Powhatan-Chesterfield County line.

The crash victim's name and condition have not yet been released.

Med-flight landed on Route 60 to fly the patient to the hospital after rescue crews pulled the crash victim from the wreckage, according to an update from the Huguenot Volunteer Fire Department.

"A pickup ran off the road to the right and struck a tree head-on," Virginia State Police spokesman Sgt. Steve Vick said. "The driver, a 21-year-old male, was extricated from the
vehicle and flown to the hospital with serious injuries."

The crash remains under investigation.

The crash closed all eastbound lanes of Route 60 near Oak Bridge Drive. All lanes had reopened by 6:45 a.m.

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