Chesterfield Police cruiser crash

Police identify driver killed in fatal Courthouse Road crash

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CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. -- Police have identified the driver killed in a two vehicle crash on Courthouse Road, north of Rockwood Park, in Chesterfield County.

The fatal crash happened Thursday around 12:48 p.m. in the 3000 block of Courthouse Road.

Police said a 2006 Toyota Highlander was travelling north on Courthouse Road when the driver ran off the roadway into the median and struck a tree.

“After striking the tree, the Toyota Highlander entered the southbound lanes of Courthouse Road and stuck a 2003 Toyota 4-Runner,” a Chesterfield Police spokesperson said.

The driver of the 4-Runner, Robin Carlson, 55, of Boston, Virginia, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the Highlander and passenger of the 4-runner were transported to area hospitals with non-life threatening injuries.

Police said the crash remains under investigation.

Lanes on Courthouse Road were closed for several hours, but has since reopened.

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