1 killed, 3 seriously injured in I-95 crash

Interstate 95
Posted at 1:55 PM, Feb 10, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-10 14:17:31-05

SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY, Va. – One person was killed, and three others were seriously injured in a crash on Interstate 95 Saturday night.

The crash occurred at 11:45 p.m. on Interstate 95 at the 127.1-mile marker in Spotsylvania County.

“A 1994 Dodge Ram van was traveling south on I-95, when the driver lost control, and collided with a southbound 2003 Suzuki XL7,” said a Virginia State Police spokesperson. “The impact caused the Suzuki to run off of the left side of the roadway, and overturn.”

The driver of the Dodge, Charles Petty, 60, of Brooklyn, NY., was transported to Mary Washington Hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries. He was wearing a seat-belt, according to police.

The driver of the Suzuki, a 42-year-old woman from North Haven, CT., was transported to the hospital with suffered serious. She was not wearing a seatbelt and was ejected from the vehicle, according to police.

Two passengers in the Suzuki, a 46-year-old male, and a 25-year-old male, were also transported to the hospital with serious injuries. Neither man was wearing a seatbelt, police said.

State police say a medical emergency is being considered a factor in the crash.

The crash remains under investigation.

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