NewsLocal News


Driver killed in collision with tractor-trailer on I-95

Driver killed in collision with tractor-trailer on I-95
Posted at 2:18 PM, May 07, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-07 14:21:13-04

PRINCE GEORGE COUNTY, Va. — A 75-year-old North Carolina man was killed Tuesday morning on Interstate 95, near mile marker 36.5 in Prince George County, according to Virginia State Police. The deceased driver, identified as Christ M. Vagotis of Reidsville, North Carolina, was sitting stationary in his 2019 Chevrolet Cruze in the right lane of I-95 south.

“A 1996 Peterbuilt tractor trailer traveling southbound I-95 in the right lane, struck Vagotis in the rear,” a Virginia State Police spokesperson said. “Vagotis was wearing his seat belt. Unfortunately, Vagotis succumbed to his injuries at the scene. The male driver of the tractor trailer did not sustain injuries.”

The crash, which was reported at about 1:33 a.m., remains under investigation.

This is a developing story. Witnesses can send news tips, photos, and video here.

Love Virginia restaurants? Listen to Eat It, Virginia!

Subscribe to the Eat It, Virginia! podcast. If you like what you hear, kindly leave a review. Email feedback and questions to the show at