HANOVER COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — One person was killed after a three-vehicle crash on Mountain Road (U.S. Route 33) in Hanover County on Wednesday.
The accident involved a tractor trailer and two passenger vehicles.
The preliminary investigation revealed that a 2006 GMC Yukon was traveling east on Mountain Road and a 2000 Peterbilt tractor trailer hauling a 2005 utility trailer was traveling west on Mountain Road. The GMC Yukon crossed the center line and struck the rear wheel of the trailer. The tractor and the trailer jack-knifed and collided head-on with a 2015 Mazda four-door sedan that was also traveling east on Mountain Road.
The driver of the 2015 Mazda sedan, who has been identified as 33-year-old Crystal R. Fix of Montpelier, was pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver and only occupant of the tractor trailer was transported to VCU Medical Center via Med Flight. The driver and passenger of the GMC Yukon were transported to VCU Medical Center by ambulance with non-life-threatening injuries.
Deputies have charged 35-year-old Kendra L. Price of Montpelier in connection to the crash. Price was charged with reckless driving.
Price is scheduled to appear in Hanover County General District Court on November 5.
Investigators continue to collect and evaluate evidence in an effort to determine all factors leading up to this crash.