Chesterfield motorcyclist killed in multi-car wreck in New Kent County; 2 charged

NEW KENT COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — Two people have been charged in a wreck that killed a motorcyclist in New Kent County on Sunday afternoon.

The crash occurred shortly before 2 p.m. on Route 33 (Eltham Road), near Piper Drive.

According to Virginia State Police, a 2005  Honda Pilot was traveling east on Eltham Road when it began to brake to make a left-hand turn onto Piper Drive. As the SUV slowed, it was struck from behind by a 2007 Infinity G35 sedan, which then spun into the westbound lane and collided with a motorcyclist.

The motorcyclist, who has been identified as 63-year-old Floyd L. Madison of Chesterfield County, was tranported with serious injuries to Sentara Williamsburg Regional Medical Center where he later died.

The driver of the sedan, 34-year-old Jamal D. Goode of Richmond, suffered minor injuries and was treated on scene. He was charged with following too close and failure to maintain proper control.

The driver of the SUV, Elise R. “Lopez” Gomez of West Point, was charged with driving without a license.

The SUV driver – Elised R. “Lopez” Gomez, 25, of West Point – was charged with driving without a license.

At approximately 1:49 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 6, Trooper A. Doss was on patrol on Route 33 (Eltham Road) in New Kent County when he observed a multi-vehicle crash near Piper Drive and stopped to assist.

The crash remains under investigation.

Never miss another Facebook post from 8News

Find 8News on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram; send your news tips to iReport8@wric.com.