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Charges pending after motorcycle operator strikes work truck in Dinwiddie

Posted at 3:03 PM, Jul 03, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-06 20:13:30-04

DINWIDDIE, Va. — Two motorcycle drivers have been flown to the hospital with serious injuries after a crash that involved a work truck, confirmed Sergeant Keeli Hill with Virginia State Police.

Sgt. Hill confirmed that police are investigating an accident at Route 460 and Courthouse Road in Dinwiddie.

The crash involved only the two motorcycle operators and a work truck.

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“The trooper’s preliminary investigation reveals that a 2002 Kawasaki driven by a male driver, 33, of Sandston, Va., attempted to brake for an F350 work truck that was in the intersection,” said Sgt. Hill. “A 2006 Suzuki driven by a male driver, 34, of Virginia Beach struck the driver of the Kawasaki as he was following him.  As a result, both motorcycle operators struck the truck on the passenger side.”

VSP MedFlight and VCU LifeEvac both responded and took both motorcycle operators to a local hospital.

Both are being treated for serious injuries.

Charges are pending in the case.

The crash remains under investigation.