Virginia State Police investigating fatal crash in Amherst County

virginia state policeShortly after 4 p.m. yesterday (Sept. 11, 2018), Virginia State Police was called to a fatal crash in Amherst County.

While attempting to make a left turn onto Warrwick Barn Road, a 2018 Nissan Versa traveling northbound on Route 151 struck a southbound 2005 Toyota Tacoma.

The Nissan driver – Walter L. Hughes, 92, of Roseland, Va. – was pronounced dead at the scene. He was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash.

The driver of the Toyota was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment of minor injuries.

No charges are expected. The crash remains under investigation at this time.

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