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Driver injures highway worker, creates three-vehicle crash on I-295N

Posted at 11:50 AM, Jul 11, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-11 11:50:17-04

HENRICO, Va. – A driver was transported to the hospital with life-threatening injuries after police said he crashed into an active work zone on northbound I-295.

Virginia State Police responded to a three-vehicle crash at the 31-mile marker at approximately, 9:59 p.m. on July 10.

The preliminary investigation reveals that the driver of a Ford van entered an active work zone that had the left and left center lanes closed.  The driver struck a work zone cushion truck, spun around, and was then struck by a tractor trailer.

The driver of the Ford van was transported to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.

A work zone employee was transported for treatment of minor injuries.  The tractor trailer driver did not sustain injuries.

The crash remains under investigation.