Man charged after crashing vehicle into water near Huguenot Flatwater

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — A man is being charged Sunday afternoon after he crashed his vehicle into the James River.

The accident happened when the driver took his eyes off of the road and drove over an embankment into the water.

This happened as the man was traveling along Riverside Drive near the intersection with Shirley Road, not far from Huguenot Flatwater.

Richmond Police say they have charged the man with reckless driving and with driving without a license.

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