Police ID woman killed after Tuesday night crash following police chase

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) – A police chase ended in a vehicle accident at the intersection of Midlothian Turnpike and East Broad Rock Road on Tuesday evening.

Police say they stopped a vehicle for reckless driving, and that’s when the driver took off at a high speed and the chase began.

While going east bound on Midlothian the supect sideswiped several vehicles.Southside Ax 2

Officers say the suspect threw a weapon from the vehicle during the chase.

The chase ended when the suspect struck a vehicle, and the suspects vehicle flipped over.

The driver of the vehicle that was struck was transported to VCU Medical Center with life threatening injuries. Police reported that she died from her injuries on Wednesday.

Police have identified that victim as 46-year-old Mary E. Smith, of the 9300 block of Fox Run Road, North Chesterfield.

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Police are still investigating this crash.

Stay with 8News for updates.

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