ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Va. — A family of three, who was in Charlottesville to drop off a first year student at the University of Virginia, was struck by a car at a busy shopping center in Sunday afternoon.
Albemarle County Police said the incident happened just before 1 p.m. on District Avenue at the Stonefield shopping center.
Officials said a man driving a Toyota Camryt hit the family as he was making a left turn from Bond Street onto District Avenue.
Bonnie Baha, 57, of San Marino, California, was transported to UVa. Medical Center where she died from her injuries at the
The father and daughter were also transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
“We believe it was a mom, a dad and a daughter,” Madeline Curott, Public Information Officer with Albemarle County Police Department, told WCAV. “And they were here for UVa. move-in. It’s our understanding that they were moving in the son and the brother.”
Officials said charges have not yet been placed against the driver, who was not hurt.
This crash remains under investigation.
If you have information that could help investigators or witnessed the crash, call Officer R. Jamerson at 434-296-5807.