Three seriously injured in three-vehicle crash in Warren County

police fire ems

Photo Credit: annette shaff

Three people were seriously injured in a three-vehicle accident reported late Saturday in Warren County on Route 55 just west of Route 651 (Gore Road).

A 2014 Chevy Cruze was traveling west on Route 55 when it crossed a double solid yellow line and attempted to pass a westbound 2006 Nissan Murano. The Chevy attempted to avoid an approaching eastbound 2006 Hyundai Sonata and collided with the Nissan. The impact caused the Chevy and Hyundai to collide head-on.

The driver of the Chevy, Brittney N. White, 20, of Front Royal, suffered serious injuries and was transported to Winchester Medical Center. White was wearing a seat-belt.

A passenger in the Chevy, a 19-year-old female, suffered serious injuries in the crash and was transported to Winchester Medical Center. The female was wearing a seat-belt.

The driver of the Hyundai, a 17-year-old female, of Front Royal, was seriously injured in the crash and was transported to Winchester Medical Center. The female was wearing a seat-belt.

The driver of the Nissan, a 58-year-old male, of Stanley, was uninjured in the crash. The male was wearing a seat-belt.

White was charged with 46.2-854 reckless driving passing at a hillcrest.

The crash remains under investigation.

The Virginia State Police were assisted by the Warren Sheriff’s Office, and Warren County Fire and Rescue.


augusta free press news
augusta free press news

Comments