Driver injures highway worker, creates three-vehicle crash on I-295N
HENRICO, Va. – A driver was transported to the hospital with life-threatening injuries after police said he crashed into an active work zone on northbound I-295.
Virginia State Police responded to a three-vehicle crash at the 31-mile marker at approximately, 9:59 p.m. on July 10.
The preliminary investigation reveals that the driver of a Ford van entered an active work zone that had the left and left center lanes closed. The driver struck a work zone cushion truck, spun around, and was then struck by a tractor trailer.
The driver of the Ford van was transported to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.
A work zone employee was transported for treatment of minor injuries. The tractor trailer driver did not sustain injuries.
The crash remains under investigation.