48-year-old man dies in Henrico County crash

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — Police have identified the man killed in a car crash on July 4 in Henrico County.

Authorities say on that at approximately 12:05 a.m., Henrico Police and Fire responded to the intersection of West Broad Street and John Rolfe Parkway for a traffic crash.

According to police, an Infinity G35 sedan was traveling westbound on West Broad Street when it struck a GMC Yukon sport utility vehicle that was attempting to turn left from southbound John Rolfe Parkway onto eastbound West Broad Street. The impact caused the sport utility to overturn.

Police say the three occupants of the Infinity were transported to local hospitals.

The driver of the Infinity, Darrus Baker, 48, of Henrico, died of his injuries. The two passengers’ injuries were considered non-life threatening. The driver of the sport utility did not require medical transport, police say.

The investigation has determined the Infinity did not have the right of way when it entered the intersection.

Police say alcohol is considered a factor in this crash. Baker was not wearing a seat belt.

Police do not anticipate any charges will be filed.


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