|VA State Police Investigating Fatal Rockbridge Crash|
Rockbridge County, VA (Dec. 17, 2018) - Virginia State Police Trooper D.D. Schaeffer is investigating a single-vehicle crash which resulted in a fatality. The crash occurred Sunday (Dec 16) at 11:45 a.m. on Collierstown Road, two-tenths of a mile north of Bluegrass Trail in Rockbridge County.
A 2002 Ford Focus was travelling north on Collierstown Road when the vehicle hit standing water in the roadway, causing the vehicle to lose control and overturn in the stream beside the roadway.
The Ford was driven by Monica Dora Bartley, 25, of Glasgow, Va. Ms. Bartley was wearing her seatbelt and was transported for injuries received in the crash. The passengers, a 24-year-old female and a 2-year-old female juvenile, both of Lexington, Va. were properly restrained and were transported for their injuries.
Roanoke Memorial Hospital notified the Virginia State Police, that the two-year-old female, died at 10:50 p.m., December 16, 2018 as a result of her injuries.
The crash remains under investigation.