They pulled over to help a crashed driver on I-95. Then they were assaulted.

Virginia State Police
Posted at 3:58 PM, Aug 09, 2023
and last updated 2023-08-10 14:51:03-04

STAFFORD COUNTY, Va. -- The Virginia State Police are investigating a single-vehicle crash that occurred Wednesday afternoon in Stafford County.

At 1:51 p.m. Wednesday, a Mercedes vehicle was traveling south on I-95 when it ran off the right side of the interstate. The car struck the guardrail and overturned.

Two adult male drivers pulled off onto the shoulder to provide aid to the driver of the crashed vehicle.

When the drivers approached the vehicle, the driver of the Mercedes, 29-year-old Kevin J. Wood of Fredricksburg, exited and assaulted them.

The driver and one of the motorists were transported to Mary Washington Hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.

Wood was arrested on one count of driving under the influence, one count of attempted murder, one count of strangulation, and one count of malicious wounding.

The crash and assaults continue to remain under investigation.

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

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