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Police: Driver suffered medical emergency before fatal crash in Chesterfield

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Posted at 6:31 PM, Dec 01, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-01 18:32:02-05

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. -- Police believe a medical emergency led to a fatal crash in Chesterfield County Tuesday afternoon.

Police said single-vehicle crash occurred in the 2700 block of Old Gunn Road West at about 4 p.m.

"A 2018 Dodge work van was leaving a residence when it struck a mailbox, crossed the roadway, went into a ditch, traveled up an embankment and struck a vehicle on private property," said a Chesterfield Police spokesperson.

The driver was transported to an area hospital, where he was pronounced dead. The driver’s name is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.

Police say their investigation indicates the driver suffered a medical emergency at the time of the crash.

Police continue their investigation and anyone with information is asked to contact the Chesterfield County Police Department at 804-748-1251 or Crime Solvers at 804-748-0660 or through the P3 app.