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Midlothian teen killed in downtown Richmond crash involving GRTC bus

Posted at 2:10 PM, May 21, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-21 14:16:50-04

RICHMOND, Va. – The teen driver involved in a downtown Richmond crash involving a GRTC bus Wednesday night has died.

Richmond Police responded to a crash between a sedan and a GRTC bus in the 1400 block of East Broad Street at approximately 8:58 p.m.

Police say that a red four-door sedan exited from I-95 south onto Broad Street. The sedan then jumped the median and collided with a GRTC Bus which was traveling eastbound on Broad Street.

The driver of the sedan, 18-year-old Dawson M. Teta, of Midlothian, was transported to the hospital where he died an hour later.

Police say Teta was the only occupant of the vehicle.

Three adults on the bus reported non-life threatening injuries.

The Richmond Police Department’s Crash Team is investigating the fatal crash.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Sgt. J. Nathanson at 804 646-1343.