James River High School students killed in Chesterfield crash

Posted at 7:13 PM, Apr 11, 2023
and last updated 2023-04-12 13:45:14-04

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. -- Two teenagers were killed in a Tuesday car crash along the 3200 block of Old Gun Road West in Chesterfield County. Police have not yet identified the teens, but did confirm both attended James River High School in Chesterfield County.

"Around 5:47 p.m. on Tuesday, April 11, 2023, the driver along with a passenger were heading northbound on Old Gun Rd W. when the vehicle left the roadway, struck a driveway, flipped, and caught on fire. The driver and passenger were both pronounced deceased at the scene," a Chesterfield Police spokesperson wrote in an email about the crash.

Old Gun Rd W. between Springcreek Drive and Iron Forge Drive was closed while police investigated.

Anyone with information was asked to call Chesterfield Police at 804-748-1251 or Crime Solvers at 804-748-0660.

This is a developing story, so anyone with more information can email to send a tip.

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